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National Spelling Bee starts Tuesday

Great Bend Tribune sponsors Clara Wicoff

Clara Wicoff holds her trophy after winning the Great Bend Tribune’s 2012 Sunflower Spelling Bee on March 17. Today she will compete in the Scripps National Spelling Bee in Washington, D.C.

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The Scripps National Spelling Bee in Washington, D.C. gets under way Tuesday with 278 spellers, including the Great Bend Tribune’s 2012 Sunflower Spelling Bee champion, Clara Wicoff from Iola Middle School.
Round One will be a computer spelling test taken by all contestants. Rounds Two and Three will be on stage Wednesday. Wicoff, who is contestant number 91, will be in the first of two groups and will take the stage at 7 a.m., Great Bend time. At the end of Round Three the field will be narrowed to the semifinalists. The number of semifinalists is expected ...

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