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St. Michael’s Grace Broz Takes Third at Regional Spelling Bee

Daniel and Grace at SMA Spelling Bee

PETOSKEY – March 11, 2020 – St. Michael Academy (SMA), Northern Michigan’s only Classical Catholic high school, is very pleased to announce that Grace Broz, a 7th-grader at the school, took third-place in the Grand Traverse Regional Spelling Bee in Traverse City on Saturday.

The event featured 45 contestants and was sponsored by the Traverse City Record-Eagle newspaper, which will send the winner to the 93rd annual Scripps National Spelling Bee in Washington, D.C. in May.

Miss Broz, as well as 8th-grader Daniel Keefe, qualified for the Regional Spelling Bee by finishing first and second, respectively, in the SMA Spelling Bee in January.

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