Spelling en Español

Boy competes in national bee

QUE BUENO—Camarillo resident Connor Koch, 11, competed last month in the 2022 National Spanish Spelling Bee in Texas. Connor was the only student representing California. Courtesy photo

The 2022 National Spanish Spelling Bee in El Paso, Texas, was about to begin.

Auditorium lights blazed down upon a nervous Camarillo student, Connor Koch, as he stood onstage at the Starlight Event Center, shoulder-to-shoulder with 23 other kids as they awaited their words.

It was the first day of the tw...

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