Hudgins crowned spelling champ
December 13, 2018
The winning word was ‘diminutive’, but the accomplishment was just the opposite for Niwot Elementary fifth-grader Andrew Hudgins. The second-time finalist outlasted 12 other talented spellers to claim victory in the school’s annual bee, which was held at the school on Dec. 5.
“I read through the list every night and memorized most of the words,” Hudgins said of his victory strategy....