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PHOTOS: 11th Annual Park Record Spelling B-E-E

Soren Nielsen, from left, Melinda Buhlman and Jena Mahoney proudly hold their Park Record Spelling Bee winner trophies at the conclusion of the 4th-8th grade spelling bee at the Egyptian Theatre Tuesday evening, March 7, 2017. Buhlman, center, placed first for the second year in a row and will be traveling to Washington, D.C. to participate in the Scripps National Spelling Bee on May 20th. (Tanzi Propst/Park Record)

The 11th annual Park Record Spelling Bee was held at the Egyptian Theatre Tuesday evening, March 7, 2017, featuring competitions for 2nd and 3rd graders as well as 4th-8th graders. The 4th-8th grade bee will be sending its winner, two-time champion Melinda Buhlman, to Washington, D.C. in May to compete in the Scripps National Spelling Bee. (Tanzi Propst/Park Record)