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Catholic School Students Compete in Spelling Bee for $1,000 Prize

spelling beeLONGMEADOW, Mass. (WGGB) – Local students showcased their spelling talents at Saint Mary’s Academy in Longmeadow Thursday night.

Catholic school students from Holyoke, Longmeadow, Springfield, and West Springfield competed for two nights, Thursday being the last.

139 students took part in the spelling bee, but only one took home the grand prize of $1,000.

Emily Butler from St. Thomas the Apostle in West Springfield was the winner. Her winning word was dexterous.


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