Marion Elementary School discovers top three spellers

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Eighteen third, fourth and fifth grade students at Marion Elementary School participated in this year’s spelling bee. The winner was Sara Groening, fifth grade, (middle) after correctly spelling “salvation.” The runner-up (back) was Maria Carlson, fourth grade, and (front) Erin Regnier, fifth grade, took third. Groening and Carlson will be moving on to the Marion County Spelling Bee at 10 a.m. Feb. 7 at Peabody.