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Spelling Bee Winner Comes From Ottawa

Posted by wlpo on February 16, 2013

Ram Koganti of Wallace Grade School is this year’s La Salle County Spelling Bee winner.

According to the NewsTribune, Koganti spelled sturgeon correctly in the 15th round of competition to win the 53rd annual spelling bee.  He now advances to the state finals next month in Peoria.  Koganti also wins a $250 cash prize, Book Mouse gift certificate and a plaque.

Runner-up in the La Salle County Spelling Bee is Owen Stoneking of Waltham Elementary School.

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