COLUMBIA — "Bolshevik," "cravat" and "vampire" are some of the words that appear in the Slavic section of the Scripps National Spelling Bee "Spell It" study booklet. And 9-year-old Dylan Valleroy, a fourth-grader at Parkade Elementary School, is trying to practice these — and many, many more — in preparation for the Columbia Tribune Regional Spelling Bee on Thursday afternoon.
Parkade fourth-grader prepares for regional spelling bee
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