Local Fairmont Student Advances to National Spelling Bee

MANKATO (TEC News), February 19 – One area student will advance to the National Spelling Bee in Washington D.C. in May. After 13 rounds, 40 students trickled down to three. Results include:
1st - Kellen Rodriguez - Fairmont Jr/Sr High School (championship word - nemesis)
2nd - Blake Fosburgh - Mount Olive Lutheran School, Mankato
3rd - Jenna Rame - Le Sueur-Henderson Public Schools