PhMS student makes top ten finalists at state spelling bee

Words have always attracted Preethi Muruganadan. Reading and learning are two activities Preethi is passionate about, and learning new words is a matchless combination for the Phillips Middle School sixth grader.

Preethi made local school history this past month when she made it to the top 10 contestants in the state level spelling bee in Madison. She is the first PhMS student to compete at this level, and took on 48 other contestants in front of a large audience.

Out of those students, there was only one other student from  CESA 12 – Kelton Couperus from the Mellen School District.

Read more: Price County Review

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