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Mills competes in county spelling bee

Thursday, March 10, 2005

Thayer Elementary School was invited to participate in the KY3 for Kids Spelling Bee. The local spelling bee was held for the fifth- and sixth-grade students Feb. 11.

The winner was sixth-grader Brandon Mills. Mills is the son of Alan and Lynette Mills.

The runner-up was sixth-grader Scotia Horton. Horton is the daughter of Valarie and Tommy Kuczek, and Eugene Horton.

Mills competed in a county-wide spelling bee March 4 at Alton Elementary School's Multi-Purpose Building.

The winner will represent Oregon County on the televised KY3 for Kids Spelling Bee to be held April 2 in Springfield. T

The winner of the Springfield spelling bee will receive an all-expense paid trip to compete in the Scripps Howard National Spelling Bee in Washington, D.C.

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