Oklahoma City teen heading to national spelling competition - NewsOn6.com - Tulsa, OK - News, Weather, Video and Sports - KOTV.com |

Oklahoma City teen heading to national spelling competition

Updated:
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) _ For the second year in a row, a Piedmont Middle School student will represent the state at a national spelling competition in Washington, D-C.

Thirteen-year-old Mallory Irwinsky of Oklahoma City won the 2005 Central Oklahoma Paideia Spelling Bee Finals yesterday. She'll get a second chance for a shot at the U-S title.

Irwinsky managed to win the competition for fifth through eighth graders in just 16 rounds. Last year's state finals went on for more 38 rounds.

This year's runner-up was Caitlin Cadieux of Oklahoma City, a student at Bishop John Carroll School.

More than nine-thousand spellers statewide participated in the competition this year.
Powered by Frankly
News On 6
303 N. Boston Ave.
Tulsa, OK 74103
Newson6.com is proud to provide Oklahomans with timely and relevant news and information, sharing the stories, pictures and loves of Oklahomans across our great state.
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2017 KOTV. Oklahoma Traveler™ is a registered trademark of Griffin Communications. All Rights Reserved.
For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy, and Terms of Service, and Ad Choices.