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Fifth-grader wins Superior bee with 'rancid'

Mineral Independent | February 7, 2024 12:00 AM

Superior School District held its annual spelling bee last Wednesday, and fifth-grader Caleb Durovey took first place with the winning word "rancid." 

Sixth-grader Penelope White took second after 19 rounds. 

Students in grades 4-7 participated, and these students qualified for the Mineral County Spelling Bee to be held on Feb. 29 at 6 p.m. in the Superior High School Gym:

• 4th grade: Ruby Pittsley, Jo Kelly, Ellie Loraas, and Brynly Conrow

• 5th grade: Caleb Durovey, Ayla Henderson, Aaliyah Caswell, and T.J. Ostle

• 6th grade: Penelope White, Olivia White, Emma Erickson, and Lillie Raedel

• 7th grade: Draven Steel, and Zaimon Firestone

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