Sections

Weather Forecast

Close
Advertisement
Dodge Middle School student Drake Rodriguez beat out 20 other students to win Farmington's spelling bee. He will represent the district at an upcoming regional bee.

A Q and A with Farmington's spelling champ

Email

Drake Rodriguez is a soft spoken guy. The son of Amy and Eric Rodriguez of Farmington, Drake's an eighth grader at Dodge Middle School. He's also the 2011-12 District 192 Spelling Bee champion.

Advertisement
Archive Material - Subscription required to continue reading Log in or activate your account if you are a current Farmington Independent subscriber. Not sure if you have an account? Email us at subscriberservices@forumcomm.com and we can help you.

Advertisement
Michelle Leonard
Michelle Leonard started covering the Farmington community in June, 1994. Michelle earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Mass Communications: News-Editorial from Mankato State University in 1991. She is an active member of the Farmington American Legion Auxiliary Unit 189, and acts as the volunteer coordinator for the Minnesota Newspaper Museum which is open annually during the Minnesota State Fair. She has earned Minnesota Newspaper Association awards in Investigative Reporting, Local News Coverage, Feature Photography and Column Writing. 
(651) 460-6606
Advertisement
Advertisement
randomness