Soap Lake speller gives it all to God

Andrew Kaleohano, 12, holds onto his dictionary prize for placing first in the North Central Washington Spelling Bee on Friday. �����Andrew Kaleohano murmured a little prayer before spelling the award-clinching word at the North Central Washington Spelling Bee.

He asked to win, but only if it was God’s will.

The Soap Lake seventh-grader placed first in regional competition in Chelan on Friday. But it doesn’t end there. Andrew will compete against students nationwide and internationally from June 1-3 in Washington, D.C. Read more…

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