WESTFIELD, NJ — Spell check won’t help these students — not this time at least.

The top 20 Junior Woman’s Club Spelling Bee semi-finalists will compete Thursday for three final spots to advance to a regional bee, the club announced.

The competitors are as follows:

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Fourth grade

Arboria Abrams (Franklin School)
Charles Blin (Holy Trinity School)
Lori Anne Co (Holy Trinity School)
Juliana Farag (McKinley School)
Anish Iyer (Tamaques School)
Maximiliano Lara (Tamaques School)
Ella Lin (Jefferson School)
Dmitri Panagos (Jefferson School)
David Rego (McKinley School)
Kai Vasquez (Washington School)

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Fifth grade

Vignesh Anant (Washington School)
Ava Hefner
Max Laskow (Wilson School)
Charlotte McLaughlin (Holy Trinity School)
Mahie Panjwani (Jefferson School)
Michael Prystupa (Tamaques School)
Madeline Schlitzer (Jefferson School)
Roshan Talati (Franklin School)
Shylah Verna (Tamaques School)
Jessica Zhou (Franklin School)

The competition will be held Thursday at 7 p.m. in Westfield High School's Cafeteria B.

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