Hamdoul E., an 8th grader at Buffett, competed in the Regional Spelling Bee over the weekend. He represented Omaha Public Schools after winning the district bee earlier this month. Hamdoul competed against other district winners from around Nebraska. The competition started with several rounds of written spelling tests with over forty contestants. By the afternoon, the top twelve spellers moved onto the oral rounds of the contest. Hamdoul made it through several oral rounds and finished in the top six.