Mammoth-San Manuel Schools boast super spellers

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The top three spellers in the Mammoth-San Manuel District are: First Place – Shawn Kim; Second Place – Hunter Parry; Third Place – Victoria Zazueta.
Denise Fisher | Submitted

On Jan. 28, 2014, 18 students from First Avenue Elementary, Mammoth Elementary STEM School and San Manuel Jr./Sr. High School took part in the Mammoth-San Manuel Unified School District Spelling Bee. 

The winners were: First Place – Shawn Kim; Second Place – Hunter Parry; Third Place – Victoria Zazueta; Fourth Place – Will Newman; Fifth Place – Alejandro Camacho; and Sixth Place – Nicholas McIntosh.  All six got to attend the Pinal County Spelling Bee, which was held on Friday, Feb. 21. 

Their coaches, Annette Aguirre, Andrew Madrid and Denise Fisher, are proud of their students’ dedication to the Spelling Bee Clubs and their academics. 

Good job spellers!

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John Hernandez lives in Oracle. He is retired and enjoys writing and traveling. He is active in the Oracle Historical Society. He covers numerous public events, researches historical features and writes business/artist profiles.


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