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Naomi Nattress

Naomi Nattress


Former columnist for Practical Homeschooling Magazine.

Naomi Nattress, a homeschooler from Benedicta, Maine, placed fourth in the National Spelling Bee this year (1996). She is 13 years old.


Homeschooling Articles by Naomi Nattress

How to "Bee" a Spelling Winner National Spelling Bee finalist Naomi Nattress tells us her secrets of spelling success.

Time4Learning
University of Nebraska High School

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