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One Missourian Moves On in Spelling Bee

A Missouri teenager has advanced to the semifinals of the national spelling bee. 14-year-old Colette Giezentanner of eastern Missouri’s Webster Groves spelled the word fatidic correctly Tuesday to move on…

Giezentanner will compete in the virtual semifinals on June 27. Three other Missouri teens participated in today’s quarterfinals but did not advance – Jiya  Shetty of Columbia, Emaan  Arshad of Park Hill, and Pooja Dayaratna of Farmington.

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