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Hopewell MS student wins Fulton spelling bee
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Hopewell MS student wins Fulton spelling bee

FULTON COUNTY, Ga. -- Alina Baiju, a student at Hopewell Middle School in Milton, is this year's winner of the Fulton County Schools spelling bee.

Baiju correctly spelled "belligerent" to win the crown, besting nearly 70 competitors from across the school district. She will now go on to compete in the regional bee on Feb. 23.

Sean O'Neal, who attends Findley Oaks Elementary School in Johns Creek, is the runner-up.

Other top finishers include:

3rd place: Yumin Shivdasani
Wilson Creek Elementary School, Johns Creek

4th place: Emmanuelle LaMarche
Hillside Elementary School, Roswell

5th place: Ananya Ghose
Taylor Road Middle School, Johns Creek

6th place: Marianne LaMarche
Holcomb Bridge Middle School, Alpharetta

7th place: Rylan Monahan
Elkins Pointe Middle School, Roswell

8th place: Sameer Khan
Crabapple Middle School, Roswell

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