These two fifth-grade boys are the winner and runner-up of this year’s Chandler Woods Charter Academy Spelling Bee. Runner-up is David Skidmore (left) in Miss Downs’ class, and the winner is Jonathon Rehwoldt (right) in Miss Burton’s class.
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