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Penn Hills Elementary third grader takes spelling bee crown

Michael DiVittorio
| Thursday, May 3, 2018, 8:09 p.m.
Penn Hills Elementary third grader top spellers Jonas Higgins-Lochman and Giana Moore.
Lillian DeDomenic | For the Tribune-Review
Penn Hills Elementary third grader top spellers Jonas Higgins-Lochman and Giana Moore.

Penn Hills Elementary's Jonas Higgins-Lochman won first and Giana Moore won second place in this year's third-grade spelling bee sponsored by the Penn Hills Rotary.

Twelve top spellers from the district and Penn Hills Charger School of Entrepreneurship competed in the annual matchup May 1 at Linton Middle School. The competition came down to the wire with Jonas correctly spelling communicate to win.

Michael DiVittorio is a Tribune-Review staff writer. Reach him at 412-871-2367, mdivittorio@tribweb.com or via Twitter @MikeJdiVittorio.

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