• Students from across the region will compete for a chance to go to the Scripps National Spelling Bee in Washington, D.C., at the Seventh Annual Southeast Missouri Regional Spelling Bee, held Saturday, March 5 at 10 a.m. in the Tinnin Fine Arts Center on Three Rivers’ Poplar Bluff Campus. “We’re always proud to host these amazing spellers from across our region,” said Mark Sanders, chair of the Languages Department at Three Rivers and the coordinator for the regional spelling bee. “They’re all extremely talented, and it’s a close competition each year. You wouldn’t think a spelling bee could be such an exciting contest, but it is!” Last year’s winner was River Blount, a homeschooled sixth-grader from Annapolis, Missouri. Blount defeated

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