Murphy Speller Advances to LI Competition

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As the result of her performance, R.C. Murphy Junior High School eighth-grader Sammi Feil is one of only 50 spellers from Long Island to have qualified for the Long Island Regional Scripps Spelling Bee, which will be held on March 20 at St. Joseph’s College.  

To qualify for the contest, Sammi had to take an online Scripps spelling and vocabulary test consisting of 50 words. The champion of the 2019 Long Island Regional Scripps Spelling Bee will receive an expenses-paid trip to the 2019 Scripps National Spelling Bee in National Harbor, Maryland, from May 26-31.