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Hyman Second Grader Wins District Spelling Bee

Hyman second grader Javier Ramirez wins the 2017 district spelling bee  


Javier Ramirez, a second grade student from Hyman Elementary School out-spelled 19 competitors, some of them twice his age, to win Duncanville ISD’s district spelling bee on Wednesday, January 18. Ramirez, who wowed judges with his steely focus and unwavering confidence, correctly spelled “wallah” to take first place at the annual bee.

Kennemer Middle School eighth grader Natalie Viraphonh took second place, and Reed Middle School eighth grader Daniela Pedraja came in third place.