St Joseph Middle School Student Finishes Top 28 Of National Spelling Bee

Sophia Nguyen, a 13 year old student at Bode Middle School in St Joseph, made the final 28 of the Scripps National Spelling Bee in Washington, DC Thursday.  Nguyen was eliminated when she misspelled the word “cetacean,” (seh TAY’ tion) which means any large marine mammal.  She was one of 41 students to make the final round.

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