Monroe’s Avery Thibado takes the spelling bee

Monroe’s Avery Thibado takes the spelling beeMonroe Middle School eighth-grader Avery Thibado (center), pictured with her father Pete and brother Aiden, claims this year’s trophy as Sierra Sands Unified School District’s Spelling Bee champion. Thibado successfully spelled the word “schnauzer,” claiming the title for Monroe for the first time in more than a decade. — Photo by Laura Austin

Story First Published: 2020-01-24