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Logan Student Advances To Quarterfinals In Scripps National Spelling Bee

A sixth-grader from Logan has advanced to the quarterfinals in the Scripps National Spelling Bee.

Peregrine Lewis, 12, is a student at The Center for Creativity, Innovation and Discovery. In February, he was the winner of the fourth annual Herald Journal Unified Spelling Bee.


Lewis also won the local competition last year, but the national competition was cancelled because of the COVID-19 pandemic.


Lewis said he’s a little nervous for the quarterfinals on Tuesday. Read the rest of the story on


This story is made possible thanks to a community reporting partnership between The Herald Journal and Utah Public Radio.