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Meet Meridian's top spellers

Friday, February 27, 2004

Four students from each fourth and fifth grade classroom at Meridian Elementary competed in a school spelling bee on Feb. 13. Those who participated were (front, from left) Bret Jadvani, fourth grade; Jeffry Manis, fourth grade; Breanna Shepard, fifth grade; Macy Mayle, fifth grade; Nikki Jones, fifth grade; Hannah Breitweiser, fourth grade; Samantha Shepard, fifth grade; Megan Pittsenbarger, fourth grade; Shayna Burgess, fourth grade; (back) Chelsea Barnett, fifth grade; Lacey Bruer, fourth grade; Zachary Ninesling, fifth grade; Katelyn Perkins, fifth grade; Nicole Kinslow, fourth grade; Damien Schauwecker, fifth grader; and Mica Jansky, fourth grade.

Jones, the overall champion at Meridian, will represent her school at the Annual Tribune-Star Wabash Valley Regional Spelling Bee on March 20 at 1 p.m. at Sarah Scott Middle School, 1000 Grant St., Terre Haute. There, she will face the winners from several other schools in the area.

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