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By Charlene Smith
Pine Bluffs Post staff 

W-E-N-T-L-E-T-R-A-P; all letters lead to state spelling bee


Charlene Smith

Burns eighth grader Katie Norris, daughter of Titus and Charlotte Norris, is stepping up when it comes to spelling words. She tied for first place at the regional spelling bee competition.

“I put the ‘e’ before the ‘l’ when I spelled wentletrap, but I know how to spell it now,” smiled Norris. “The only other word I got wrong was ‘irizar’ which I’m still not sure of.”

Norris found her niche in spelling bees. She “loves to read” and after reading so many words, it became easy to spell them. “Read lots and always do your best,” advises Norris.

Norris had to take...

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