Adm. Byrd eighth-grader Alicia Gonzalez emerges as champion

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Posted: March 21, 2013

The Winchester Star

ABOVE RIGHT:Alicia Gonzalez, an eighth-grader at Admiral Richard E. Byrd Middle School, who won the bee with the word “prerogative,” is shown with her parents, Fidel and Eva Gonzalez. This is Alicia’s first spelling bee.

WINCHESTER — Over the past year, Alicia Gonzalez stayed after school three times a week for one hour to practice her spelling.

On Wednesday night, Alicia saw what hard work and a dictionary can do as…



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