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Spelling his guts

Matthew Li, a Grade 8 student at Fraser Heights Secondary, has won the Postmedia Canspell regional spelling bee.

Correctly spelling “apocalypse” for his trophy, the 13-year-old, in his third year at the competition, won $5,000 and a trip to the Postmedia Canspell National Bee in Toronto on March 27.

The winner of the national event will compete at the Scripps National Spelling Bee in Washington, D.C. June 1-2.