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Beelbangera student Hughie McLean aces premier spelling comp

Oliver Jacques
Updated November 13 2017 - 5:31pm, first published 5:30pm

A Year 3 student from Beelbangera Public has finished in the top 25 out of the 154,000 students across NSW to participate in the Premier’s Spelling Bee competition

Oliver Jacques

Oliver Jacques


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