Contestants at Regional Spelling Bee

March 14, 2009 | 4:28 p.m. CDT
The Regional Spelling Bee was held Thursday at Christian Fellowship Church in Columbia. Judges Cathy Collins, Heather Noe and Justine Rogers talk about the pressures of the job. Seventh-grader Elizabeth Platz, who represented Columbia Home Educators, won the 20-round spelling bee and will advance to the national competition.

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