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Emily Pliego, Nevaeh Casteneda and Samantha Horton sit in the alternative couch that they thought would be a good fit to keep students healthy and focused.
Local speller makes it to state but doesn’t get to nationals

Alexie Torres from Kenneth Homyak-8 made it to the Denver Post Colorado State Spelling Bee March 16 at the University of Denver’s Strum Hall. Although she did not make it to the final oral around, it was an achievement for her to make it to the state championship.

“I studied 30 minutes per day from 35 to 75 words, “said Torres.

Mom Cassandra Domingo said, “I helped her with quizzes from a list.”

“I helped her study too with lists,” said Torres’ father, Art.