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Waimea Middle School’s Afaga wins islandwide Spelling Bee

Waimea Middle School’s Afaga wins islandwide Spelling Bee

MEDIA RELEASE By spelling 25 words correctly – including the champion word – A-l-l-e-g-o-r-y – at last Saturday’s Hawaii Island District Finals Spelling Bee, Waimea Middle School’s sixth grade student, Roland Afaga Jr. was declared the island’s Champion Middle School Speller for 2012. As district champion, Afaga will compete in the State Spelling Bee Finals […]

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Konawaena's Talmage Nakamoto's run ends in Round 6 of National Spelling Bee

Konawaena’s Talmage Nakamoto’s run ends in Round 6 of National Spelling Bee

Reports complied by Baron Sekiya/Hawaii247.com Konawaena eighth-grader Talmage Nakamoto advanced through round four of the Scripps National Spelling Bee by spelling strontium correctly Thursday (May 28) the final day of the competition. In round five Nakamoto spelled passerelle correctly and advanced to round six with 15 other spellers in the semifinals. Nakamoto entered the sixth […]

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Kona's Talmage Nakamoto advances to semifinals in National Spelling Bee

Kona’s Talmage Nakamoto advances to semifinals in National Spelling Bee

By Baron Sekiya/Hawaii247.com Konawaena Middle School eighth-grader  Talmage Nakamoto has advanced through three rounds of the 2009 Scripps National Spelling Bee in Washington, D.C. and is one of 41 semifinalists going into the final day of competition on Thursday. Nakamoto advanced through the first round test on Tuesday when all 293 spellers used a computer keyboard […]

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