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Peoria Unified student wins regional spelling bee

Posted 2/25/21

The Maricopa County Region IV Spelling Bee took place on Friday, Feb. 19 and there were two Peoria Unified winners.

Braedyn Matthews, an eighth-grade student from Heritage Elementary School in …

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Peoria Unified student wins regional spelling bee

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The Maricopa County Region IV Spelling Bee took place on Friday, Feb. 19 and there were two Peoria Unified winners.

Braedyn Matthews, an eighth-grade student from Heritage Elementary School became the Region IV champion with the winning word, “extinguish.”

Christine Koenig, an eighth grade student from Foothills Elementary School secured third-place in the regional competition.

The spelling bee was streamed live and anyone unable to watch the event can view it on-demand on the district’s YouTube channel.

Matthews will advance to the state spelling bee in March. Finally, twenty-seven students from across the state will move on to the Scripps National Spelling Bee in Washington D.C. this summer.

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