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Robin Mohan, Rachel Weir, Kathleen Mundy, Emily Glassel
Robin Mohan, Rachel Weir, Kathleen Mundy, Emily Glassel. Photo by Daniel Ortiz
Brigid and John Fitzpatrick/Spelling Bee
Brigid and John Fitzpatrick. Photo by Daniel Ortiz
 Tay Carey, Coble Jorgensen, Peyton Popp, Jenni Swyka
Tay Carey, Coble Jorgensen, Peyton Popp, Jenni Swyka. Photo by Daniel Ortiz
Back Annie and Campbell Eifler.
Annie and Campbell Eifler. Photo by Daniel Ortiz
Ernie Manouse,Ashley Turner, Leisa Holland Nelson, Ruben Dominguez
Ernie Manouse, Ashley Turner, Leisa Holland Nelson, Ruben Dominguez. Photo by Daniel Ortiz
Spelling Bee Teams
The Spelling Bee Teams. Photo by Daniel Ortiz
Max and Lauren Barrett
Max and Lauren Barrett. Photo by Daniel Ortiz
Stephanie Tsuru, Julie Baker Fink
Stephanie Tsuru, Julie Baker Fink. Photo by Daniel Ortiz
Jenni and Nick Swyka
Jenni and Nick Swyka. Photo by Daniel Ortiz
Coble Jorgensen, Peyton and Alex Popp
Coble Jorgensen, Peyton and Alex Popp. Photo by Daniel Ortiz