Monday, March 22, 2010

Mt. Lebanon Student Wins Spelling Bee

After a final competition that lasted more than three hours and had 19 rounds, 14-year-old Anna Wadhwani, an eighth-grader at Thomas Jefferson Middle School, won first place in the 60th annual Western Pennsylvania Spelling Bee.

Anna's winning words -- the last speller standing must spell two consecutive words correctly -- were conjunctivitis, and, fittingly, logomachy: a dispute over or about words.

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Anonymous Karen Wolowski said...

What an amazing accomplishment! Mt. Lebanon students continue to amaze and inspire us. Congratulations!

March 25, 2010 11:52 AM  

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