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Day: March 26, 2007

New Chronicle Spelling Bee Champ is Going to the Nationals

New Chronicle Spelling Bee Champ is Going to the Nationals

Could you spell cerumen? Could you spell it with hundreds of eyes pointed at you, under a time limit, while being judged? That’s the word John Doner of Fremont needed to win the Chronicle Spelling Bee. Doner was in his fourth year of competition. He’s never had the benefits of special tutors as his parents couldn’t afford it. Both worked and weren’t able to help him study. So, Doner set up his own training regimen. The seventh grader studied words…

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