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Southern Door Student Advances to State Spelling Bee

Elise Jackson, a Southern Door eighth-grader, won the Green Bay/Kewaunee CESA 7 regional spelling bee Feb. 15. Jackson competed against 28 school spelling-bee winners from Door, Kewaunee and Brown counties and will advance to the Badger State Spelling Bee in Madison on March 11.

The winner of the state spelling bee will then advance to the Scripps National Spelling Bee. This is the second consecutive year that Jackson has won the regional bee. She is the daughter of Rev. Dr. Christopher and Mary Jackson.