SGMS sixth grader Mateo Hernandez

Sleeping Giant Middle School sixth-grader Mateo Hernandez talks about his second-place win at the Treasure State Spelling Bee while in the school library Thursday.

Mateo Hernandez, a Sleeping Giant Middle School sixth-grader who recently won the Park County Spelling Bee, scored second place in the 58th Treasure State Spelling Bee in Bozeman Saturday.

The contest brought in about 53 students from 250 schools in Montana, ranging from fourth to eighth grade.

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