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Butler Junior High eighth-grader spells his way to national spelling bee

Butler Junior High eighth-grader spells his way to national spelling bee

Chris Chang has no aspirations of being an actor; he plans to pursue a career as a computer programmer. Still, the Butler Junior High eighth-grader sure wants to be on TV. And he hopes to make his first-ever appearance May 28 when the semifinals of the National Scripps Spelling Bee are shown on ESPN2. "That's my goal," Chris said. "I'm no actor, but I want to be on TV. And I'll have to make it to the second round to do that." The Scripps National Spelling Bee is May 27 to 28 at the Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center in National Harbor, Md. Preliminary rounds are scheduled from 7 a.m. to 3:45 p.m. and will be streaming live on ESPN3....

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