Melodie Loya - 2018 Spelling Bee Champion

At the 2018 Dayly Star Regional Spelling Bee Competition, Melodie Loya from Sidney LEAH won for the second time.  Twenty two students from ONC and DCMO BOCES region joined the challenge last Saturday at the SUNY Oneonta Goodrich Theater.  The Champion,Melodie, competed last year at the Washington SCRIPPS Spelling Bee Competition securing her place in the 50's from 290 competitors.  Melodie will return to the 2018 National Competition this summer to represent our region.  
The annual competition is sponsored locally by The Daily Star and has been coordinated by DCMO BOCES since 2002.   
The Spelling Bee fund is supporting Melodie's journey.  For more information contact Martha Ryan at 607-335-1292 or visit the website.
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