Fargo Student Wins State Spelling Bee, Headed To Washington, D.C.

Tobi Shorunke Spelled "millibars" for the win

BISMARCK, N.D. — A Fargo eighth-grader will represent North Dakota in the Scripps National Spelling Bee in Washington, D.C., in late May.

Tobi Shorunke from Ben Franklin Middle School outlasted dozens of other spellers to win the state bee on Monday in Bismarck.

Shorunke correctly spelled “millibars” to win the bee in the 14th round.

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