Charity is spelling champ - again


March 22, 2017

WORD CHAMP – Charity Jordan has earned another trip to the national spelling bee in Washington D.C. after besting spellers from four counties in the regional contest on Saturday.   – Photo by Kane Stokes

La Conner Middle School seventh grader Charity Jordan is on her way to the Scripps Spelling Bee, in the Washington DC area for the second year in a row.

Charity, 13, won the regional spelling bee last Saturday after competing against 32 others and spelling B-O-L-S-H-E-V-I-K.

Bolshevik is the old name for the Russian Social Democratic Party, which was renamed the Communist Party after it seized power in the October Revolution of 1917.

Before competing in the regional bee, Charity out-spelled 12 school mates in the La Conner School District contest.

Her trip to the nationals will be in May, a...

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