(ST AUGUSTINE) — At the end, winning word was ‘precipice’

It took 25 rounds, two hours and the spelling of “precipice” before Grace Remmer was declared winner of the 2012 St. Johns County Spelling Bee on Wednesday.

The word “scampi” took out her last opponent, Alex Luckau of Landrum Middle School, during the bee held in the school district auditorium at 40 Orange St.

This was the third straight year Grace, a home-schooled student, won the local spelling bee.

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