Tag: spelling bee

Wilson garners bee championship

By CRAIG ALANIZ Reporter/Photographer press@portisabelsouthpadre.com  A Laguna Vista resident and seventh grader at Saint Joseph Academy in Brownsville competed in the Private School Interscholastic Association Spelling Competition. Taylor Wilson recently won the PSIA District Spelling Competition for seventh and eighth graders. Spelling words are pronounced at approximately five words per minute. Contestants may either write …

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Junior High student top speller

By RAY QUIROGA Port Isabel-South Padre PRESS rayq@portisabelsouthpadre.com The intellect of a Rhodes Scholar, the focus of a crack marksman and the discipline of a blue chip athlete — that’s what it takes to compete at the highest level in the world of scholastic spelling bees, and that describes Port Isabel Junior High School student …

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