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Amphitheater School District names their top spellers

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Top five winners in the Amphitheater Spelling Bee. (Source: Amphitheater School District) Top five winners in the Amphitheater Spelling Bee. (Source: Amphitheater School District)
TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) -

The top speller in all of Amphitheater School District has been named and Odessa Mix is wearing the crown. 

Odessa, a student from Coronado K-8 School took top honors at the Amphitheater Spelling Bee yesterday; by spelling two words to win – chocolate and bonanza.

Prince Elementary student Cezsar Baldonado took second place; while Wilson K-8 student Jake Pisell placed third; and Donaldson student Ella Johnson placed fourth  with Joe Liang from Cross Middle School rounding it out with a fifth place finish. 

The top four finishers will now go on to compete at the Pima County Spelling Bee that is taking place on February 22 at the ASDB Berger Performing Arts Center; winners at the county level will then go on to compete at the state level and then onto the National Spelling Bee.

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