DATE: March 7, 2012 2:53:24 PM CST
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FBISD Spelling Bee Winners advance to HoustonPBS Spelling Bee on March 31 

FORT BEND ISD - Fort Bend ISD named three winners in the FBISD Spelling Bee, held February 11. The winners ae: eighth-grader Sivateja Tangirala of Fort Settlement Middle School, sixth-grader Devanshi Udeshi of Sartartia Middle School, and sixth-grader Brandon McClain (alternate) of Lantern Lane Elementary School. They will compete in the HoustonPBS Spelling Bee, which will be held Saturday, March 31. The event will be televised live in the Houston area on PBS Channel 8 at 2:00 pm. Winners of the HoustonPBS Spelling Bee will advance to the Scripps National Spelling Bee, to be held May 27-June 1 in Washington, D.C.

Photo: Pictured (from left) are: Sivateja Tangirala, Devanshi Udeshi, Brandon McClain and Valerie Maclin, lead judge and principal of Briargate Elementary School.

District 2012 Spelling Bee Winners

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