Emma Hastings wins DMS spelling bee

First Posted: 1/20/2014

The 32nd Annual Jane M. Stitzer Spelling Bee was held at Dallas Middle School on Jan. 16.

Twenty-nine contestants earned the right to compete by winning a preliminary spelling bee in English class.

Emma Hastings, an eighth-grader from Mrs. Razavi’s homeroom, clinched the winning position by correctly spelling the word “apologetic.” Hastings will move on to compete in The Times Leader/Scripps NEPA Regional Spelling Bee to be held at 1 p.m. on Sunday, March 23 The Woodlands Inn and Resort in Plains Township.

Last year’s spelling bee champion, Thomas Marsola, from Ms. Whalen’s homeroom, was runner up.

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