AMS Student Heads to Regional Spelling Bee

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Jillian Derodel, an eighth grader at Accompsett Middle School, was named the winner of the school’s spelling bee. After a challenging set of rounds against her competitors, she won with the correct spelling of “tarry” in the 13th round. After attaining a high score on the written exam, Derodel advanced to the TFCU regional Spelling Bee competition at the Krasnoff Theater at LIU Post on March 12.