June 1, 2011 2:09 PM

Two area spellers ace round three of national bee

For the most part, the first three rounds of the Scripps National Spelling Bee ran like a well-oiled machine today in National Harbor, Md. But Swetha P. Jasti of Olathe and Grant Pace of Parkville, above, stumbled in round three. Swetha, 13, missed "commissar," and Grant, 13, fell victim to "cataclysmic."

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