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In spelling bee

Ali Rizvi , of Aiken, has been selected by the National Geographic Society for the State Spelling Bee. Ali is one of 100 selected in South Carolina to compete in the event Friday at the South Carolina State Museum in Columbia.

Selected for guards

Cadet Benjamin Anderson Hunter , of North Augusta, has been selected for the 2009 Summerall Guards.

Makes dean's list

Demetrius Abraham , of North Augusta, has been named to the dean's list at The Thomas M. Cooley Law School, Lansing, Mich.

Band finishes fourth

The Aiken Prep Concert Band was recently awarded fourth place at a Band Festival in Thomson. Twelve school bands from Georgia and South Carolina competed.


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Azziz is finalist for UNLV presidency

Ricardo Azziz, who has been mentioned in the past for other open university positions in Florida and Texas, is one of three finalists for the position.
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