Roseau 8th grader advances in Scripps National Spelling Bee

 

February 19, 2022

Ruby Osweiler

by Jeff Olsen

Ruby Osweiler, the daughter of Kurt and Tami Osweiler, doesn't memorize long lists of words.

She is a natural, according to Ms. Ann Olson, the veteran Roseau High School English teacher.

"She made it to this level last year. For all the years I've been in Roseau, I don't think this has ever happened. Her success in spelling bees has been phenomenal. You have to be smart, confident and a bit lucky, and she just does it," she said.

A week ago, Tami Osweiler wasn't taking any bows for her daughter's spelling prowess.

"She's kind of self-motivated. We haven't worked with her too m...



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