Tuesday, January 20, 2015

These Two Fort Thomas Students Vying for Spot in National Spelling Bee

4th-grader John Laskey (left) and 8th-grader Kara Wright will compete for a spot in the Scripps National Spelling Bee./Provided
Fort Thomas is sending two students to the next level of the Scripps Howard National Spelling Bee this year.

John Laskey, a 4th-grade student at Johnson Elementary, and Kara Wright, an 8th-grade student at Highlands Middle School, both won their respective school-level competitions of the National Spelling Bee on January 8.

Both students now advance to take the online school champion test, in hopes of qualifying for the 2015 WCPO 9 On Your Side Regional Spelling Bee which will be held on February 21, 2015.

- Staff report

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