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Oak Hill Academy Sixth Grader Wins Regional Spelling Bee

Aron Wiener
Aron Wiener
Oak Hill Academy sixth grader, Aron Wiener, who resides in Loch Arbour, spelled "Arcus", which means a a dense, horizontal, roll-shaped cloud, to win the Scripps Regional Spelldown at Monmouth University on Tuesday night, March 18.  He survived 97 finalists to take home the winning trophy.

Watch Aron win the Title!

On May 25-31, Aron will move to represent the region in the Scripps National Spelling Bee in Washington, D.C. The final round will be on ESPN on May 29 at 8:00pm.

This is the second time, Oak Hill Academy has claimed a Regional Champion in this prestigious competition.  In 1999, Richard Tapnio won and finished 3rd Nationally.  

Congratulations to Aron in D.C.  We all wish you much S-U-C-C-E-S-S!
Thank you also to 5th grade English teacher, Mrs. Beth O'Connor who organizes the annual spelldown at Oak Hill Academy.

For more information, please read the article on app.com:
http://www.app.com/article/20140318/NJNEWS/303180075/Oak-Hill-student-wins-spelldown

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commonman March 19, 2014 at 12:12 PM
shocker
Christina Johnson March 20, 2014 at 12:04 PM
Congratulations Aron, good for you!

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