Beaver County spelling championship held at Penn State Beaver

April 25, 2003

Seventh-grader Stephanie Guerdan of Mount Gallitzin Academy in Baden was the winner of the 19th Annual Beaver County Spelling Championship, cosponsored by the campus and the Beaver County Times. Twenty-eight pupils from local public and private schools competed in the spelling bee. For her winning effort, Guerdan was awarded a gold medal, a trophy, $250, and a $1,500 scholarship to Penn State Beaver. Runner-up Justin Herder, a seventh-grader from South Side Middle School, received a silver medal, $150, and a $1,000 scholarship to the campus. For more information about the annual event, contact the Campus Executive Office at or (724) 773-3553.

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