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Oro Valley eighth-grader competes in Scripps National Spelling Bee – Tucson, Arizona

Tucson, Arizona 2021-06-16 01:02:07 –

Tucson, Arizona (KGUN) —Tuesday, 8th grade school in Oro Valley entered the Scripps National Spelling Bee quarterfinals.

Tanish Doshi, an eighth grader at BASIS School, lost the misspelled word “welkin” for heaven or sky in the quarterfinal round of Scripps National Spelling Bee.

KGUN 9 caught up with Doshi after the defeat. He tells us why he led him so far with Spelling Bee.

“Learning different languages ​​really helps spelling because you can see how different languages ​​relate to English. It’s a very high level for things like spelling bee. Etymology of words I think we need to learn a lot about history, “Doshi said. ..

This was the last year Doshi qualified for the Scripps National Spelling Bee.

Related: BASIS Oro Valley 8th grade progresses with Scripps National Spelling Bee

On Saturday, Doshi spelled the word “trochlea” correctly at the Scripps National Spelling Bee before advancing to the quarterfinals.

In March, he competed in the 2021 Arizona Spelling Bee.



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