5 Minn. students in spelling bee

Published 9:36 am Wednesday, May 30, 2012

MINNEAPOLIS — Five Minnesota students are competing in the National Spelling Bee this week near Washington, D.C.

The Minnesota students include: seventh-graders Emma Greenlee of Mesabi East in Aurora; Elise Stahl, a home-schooled student from Greenfield; Antony Joseph, of Fairmont Junior High; and eighth-graders Roshini Asirvatham, of Friedell Middle School in Rochester; and Matthew Majerle, of Forestview Middle School in Baxter.

A champion will be crowned Thursday night.

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