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Bob Gerloff earns trip to National Spelling Bee

Congratulations to Northwood 7th grader Bob Gerloff, who was the County Champion at the McHenry County Spelling Bee on March 6 at McHenry County College.

Bob persevered through 13 rounds, beating 11 other competitors from schools throughout the county.  He won a trip to the 2019 Scripps National Spelling Bee in National Harbor, Maryland, along with subscriptions to an encyclopedia and dictionary.

Congratulations, Bob!  We’ll be rooting for you at the Nationals!

Click here to view a Northwest Herald article about the Spelling Bee.