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Areen Syed

Areen Syed '24 won Norfolk Academy's 2020 Spelling Bee on Tuesday.

Her final word, which she needed to take the title: Symptomatic.

Areen edged out 10 other students: Luke Buchanan '26; Chloe Levy '26; Nethan Liyanage '26; Sydney Petersen '26; Emily Salib '26; Cooper Stuart '26; Ellie Burnette '25; Ann Gray Golpira '24; Zoe Jones; and Khushi Raval '24.

Together, the group answered 111 words correctly.

With the win, Areen gets to compete in a WHRO bee in February.

Congratulations, Areen!

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Areen Syed '24 won the Norfolk Academy 2020 Spelling Bee. 

Areen Syed '24 won the Norfolk Academy 2020 Spelling Bee. 

Students correctly spelled a combined 111 words during the bee.  

Students correctly spelled a combined 111 words during the bee.  

Areen Syed '24

Areen Syed '24