May 30, 2023
“Forbs” cap Riverside County Spelling Bee
MORENO VALLEY – (INT) – The 45th Riverside County Spelling Bee ended Thursday March 23rd when Avijeet Randhawa correctly spelled the word “forbs”.

Avijeet’s win ensured that the title of Riverside County Spelling Bee Champion would remain in the Randhawa family. He follows in the footsteps of his older sisters winning the title for seven years in a row.

Twenty-seven students competed in the spelling bee held at the Moreno Valley Conference and Recreation Center.

Avijeet will now represent Riverside County at the Scripps National Spelling Bee beginning May 28th.

By the way, the winning word ‘forbs’ are described as plants that are not grass-like and do not become woody.
Story Date: March 29, 2023
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