Spelling bee winners

Amalia Wagner, 12, left, from Gallup Middle School and Srikar Venigalla, 10, right, from Red Rock Elementary School, react to news that they are the last two students competing for first place in the Gallup-McKinley County Schools spelling bee, Wednesday, Jan. 16 at Gallup High School. Wagner won first place in the ninth round. Both first and second place go on to compete in the state spelling bee at Sandia Prep in Albuquerque in March. 


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Amalia Wagner, 12, left, from Gallup Middle School and Srikar Venigalla, 10, right, from Red Rock Elementary school react to news that they are the last two students competing for first place in the Gallup-McKinley County Schools spelling bee, Wednesday, Jan. 16 at Gallup High School. Wagner won first place in the ninth round. Both first and second place go on to compete in the state spelling bee at Sandia Prep in March.