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Amphi student advances to next round of Scripps National Spelling Bee

Tanish Doshi
Posted at 2:36 PM, May 28, 2019
and last updated 2019-05-28 20:32:10-04

TUCSON, Ariz. — Today, close to 600 students took the stage at the Scripps National Spelling Bee, including one from Oro Valley!

Tanish Doshi, from the Amphi School District, is moving onto the next round after spelling "Afflatus" correctly.

The definition for "Afflatus" is a "devine creative impulse".

The finals are on Thursday.

The winning student will recieve $50,000, which is the biggest prize in this competition's history.