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Miller Creek Student Wins State Spelling Bee

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Margaret Wang, an eighth-grade student from , became the California State Junior High Spelling Bee Champion on May 12.

Miller Creek Middle School hosted the Spelling Bee, which included 54 seventh-, eighth- and ninth-grade students from 27 counties throughout California.
Julie A. Fukunaga, an eighth-grade student from San Joaquin County, finished second and Fayyaz Ahamed, an eighth-grade student from Kings County, finished third.

Three other students made it to the final round of competition, finishing in the following order:

Fourth Place – Varun Jain, a seventh-grade student from Contra Costa County
Fifth Place – Shilpa Rao, an eighth-grade student from Contra Costa County
Sixth Place – Darius Rucker, an eighth-grade student from Yuba County          

The California State Junior High Spelling Bee Championship was coordinated by the Marin County Office of Education. 

Melissa Bradley May 17, 2012 at 05:03 PM
Wow! Margaret, we are so proud of you! Congratulations!

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