Edgar Murray Elementary School third-grader Current Smith smiles after she correctly spelled “vaporize” on Tuesday to become the St. Clair R-XIII School District Spelling Bee champion. Smith, the youngest competitor in the bee, bettered 10 other students to win the title. Other photos from the spelling bee can be found in an online gallery at www.emissourian.com.
Posted: Saturday, January 26, 2013 8:15 am
In the end on this day, the youngest was the best.
Third-grader Current Smith outperformed 10 older students on Tuesday afternoon to take top honors in the St. Clair R-XIII School District Spelling Bee. The 10-year-old who attends Edgar Murray Elementary fared better than students as old as five grades her senior en route to the crown.
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