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Lodi student Julie Fukunaga spells way to success

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Julie Fukunaga

Posted: Thursday, December 8, 2011 12:00 am | Updated: 8:13 am, Thu Dec 8, 2011.

For the second year in a row, Lodi's Julie Fukunaga took first place in her division in the county spelling bee Wednesday. The Elkhorn Middle School eighth-grader clinched the seventh- through ninth-grade division with the word "soliloquy."

Vinewood Elementary School sixth-grader Jack Goebel earned a second-place award in the fourth- through sixth-grade division. The first place winner was Vivek Vanga, a fifth-grader at Tom Hawkins Elementary in the Jefferson Elementary School District.

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  • Kim Lee posted at 10:13 pm on Fri, Dec 9, 2011.

    Kim Lee Posts: 1798

    Congratulations Julie Fukunaga, Jack Goebel, Vivek Vanga and Hanna Nakahara! What a great accomplishment! And best of luck to you, Jack Goebel and Vivek Vanga, as you head to the California State Elementary Spelling Bee Championship. And best of luck to you too, Julie Fukunaga and Hanna Nakahara, at the California State Junior High Spelling Bee Competition.

  • Darrell Baumbach posted at 7:16 am on Thu, Dec 8, 2011.

    Darrell Baumbach Posts: 9405

    So good to see students enthusiastically embrace creativity and apply it to something constructive.

    Congratulations Ms Fukunaga!



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