12 winners at 2016 Hmong Spelling Bee in Minnesota

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SUAB HMONG NEWS (05/27/2016) – The 9th Annual Hmong Spelling Bee held at Prairie Seeds Academy in St. Paul, Minnesota on May 20, 2016.
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Students from Achieve Language Academy, Community School of Excellence, Hmong College Prep Elementary, Hmong College Prep Academy, and Prairie Seeds Academy competed in the 2016 Hmong Spelling Bee.
 
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“The purpose of the Hmong Spelling Bee is to help Hmong younger generation to learn Hmong and to know how to speak Hmong” said Yer Yang, Chair of the Hmong Spelling Bee.
 
The Hmong Spelling Bee included students from 2nd grade to high school level.  They competed in four group based on their grade level.
 
Prize for first place $200.00, second place $100.00, and third place $50.00.
 
Students won the 2016 Hmong Spelling Bee are:
 
Grade 2 to 3:
1st Place, Nuj Ntxhiag Yang (right) from Community School of Excellence.
2nd Place, Tristan Lee (middle) from Community School of Excellence.
3rd Place, Lina Lee (left) from Community School of Excellence.
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Grade 4 to 5:
1st Place, Antoni Yang (right) from Community School of Excellence.
2nd Place, Koua Thao (middle) from College Prep Elementary.
3rd Place, Gaozong Xiong (left) from Hmong College Prep Academy.
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Grade 6 to 8
1st Place, Pa Dao Vang (right) from Community School of Excellence.
2nd Place, Yee Yang (middle) from Prairie Seeds Academy.
3rd Place, Lee Thao (left) from Hmong College Prep Academy.
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Grade 9 to 12
1st Place, Sheng Thao (right) from Prairie Seeds Academy.
2nd Place, Wandee Yang (middle) from Prairie Seeds Academy.
3rd Place, Mai Yer Vang (left) from Hmong College Prep Academy.
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