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Enterprise Mayor Recognizes 5th Grader for Winning Alabama Spelling Bee

Mayor William E. Cooper Tuesday recognized Ayden Nguyen for winning the Alabama State Spelling Bee.

Ayden, a 5th grader at Hillcrest Elementary School, competed against 52 students from across Alabama at the competition in Birmingham. After 17 rounds and almost four hours later, he won the title with the word ‘dysphagia.’

Ayden advances to the Scripps National Spelling Bee next month in Washington.

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