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Four Missouri Students Advance to Quarterfinals of National Spelling Bee

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Four Missouri students have advanced to compete in Tuesday’s quarterfinals of the national spelling bee. They are from Park Hill, Webster Groves, Columbia, and Farmington. Columbia eighth-grader Jiya (jeeya) Shetty correctly spelled the words habiliments (hu-billi-ments) and anergia…

Other spellers who did not advance are from Rolla, Gladstone, Trenton, and Peculiar. Tuesday’s quarterfinals get underway at 11 a.m. on ESPN 3.

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