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Can you spell p-i-ñ-a-t-a? How about t-u-r-b-u-l-e-n-c-e?

Monday, December 19, 2005

Jennifer Buell emceed the second annual 2005 Clay County Christian Home Educators Spelling Bee that led to two children moving on to possible district and state victories. (Above) Participants in the Junior Division, age 8 to 11, were (front row) left to right: Aaron Carlson, alternate Rachel Carlson, Kami Flora, Gretchen Ogborn, Leah Hostetler, (back row) winner Nathan Buell, Justin Buell, Luke Hostetler, Cole Neese, Jordan Prindiville and Grant Prindiville. Nathan Buell won the spelling bee by spelling piñata. (Left) Participants in the Senior Division, age 12 to 14, were left to right: alternate Kristen Carlson and winner Allison Prindiville, who won the spelling bee by spelling the word turbulence. Judges of the spelling bee held at the Bowling Green United Methodist Church on Tuesday were Leslie Hayes and Kari Spelbring. The CCCHE Spelling Bee was started in 2004 through the Indiana Association of Home Educators. According to Jennifer Buell, "We had very good participation and response last year to the spelling bee." It is planned to hold the spelling bee each year. Books were purchased for students by The Brazil Times. Editor Frank Phillips served as pronouncer.

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