A 13-year-old Medina student is among 50 spellers who will advance to the semifinals at the 2012 Scripps National Spelling Bee.
This will be Sunny Levine's third appearance at the National Spelling Bee.
The 8th grader at Clagget Middle School made it to the fourth round of the semifinals last year and was ousted with the word "litholtrity."
Four other Ohio students also advanced to the semifinals including Vishnu Nistala, 12, of Mentor. He's an 8th grader at Mentor Shore Middle School.
Click here to get the latest 2012 Scripps National Spelling Bee results.
Two local students will be competing in the 2012 Scripps National Spelling Bee this Wednesday.
Sunny Levine, 13, of Medina, and Nathan Robert Dugan, 12, of Canton, will compete with more than 270 students at the spelling bee.
Levine is an 8th grader at Clagget Middle School and Dugan is a 6th grader at Faircrest Memorial Middle School.
This will be Levine's third appearance at the National Spelling Bee. She made it to the fourth round of the semi-finals last year and was ousted with the word litholtrity.
Click here for more information on this year's National Spelling Bee.
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