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Pinecrest student wins archdiocesan spelling bee

by McKenzie Cunningham

February 10, 2014

From left are Diane Starkovich, superintendent of Catholic schools, Varun Kumar and Denise Cress, Pinecrest Academy Middle School assistant principal.
CUMMING, Ga. — After being named winner at the Pinecrest Academy fourth through eighth grade spelling bee, middle school student Varun Kumar went on to compete and win the archdiocesan spelling bee for the second consecutive year on Tuesday, Jan. 28.

The spelling bee was held at the Chancery of the Archdiocese of Atlanta and 20 Catholic schools participated.