September 28, 2023

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Florida's quote of the day

| 6/2/2023

"My legs are still shaking."

-- Dev Shah

A Pinellas County eighth grader needed six rounds to become Florida’s first National Spelling Bee winner since 1999.

Dev Shah, who attends Morgan Fitzgerald Middle School in Largo, bested 10 other spellers to take the title, which carries a $50,000 grand prize.

He won with the word “psammophile,” which means an organism that prefers or thrives in sandy soil.

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