Aakaash Gosain, a fifth grade student at Arthur Stanlick School, placed second in the New Jersey State Federation of Women's Clubs northern region spelling bee. This earns him the right to compete in the state spelling bee on March 12 on the campus of Rutgers University in New Brunswick.
Other Jefferson students who participated in the event were Varsh Murthy and Akhila Archakam, both fifth grade students at Stanlick School.
The spelling bee was sponsored by the Junior Woman's Club of Jefferson.
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