Christian Post: Last-minute finalist wins first place in national Bible Bee contest

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“A National Bible Bee contestant who was unexpectedly added last minute to the competition’s final round ended up taking home the coveted first place prize on Saturday,” reports the Christian Post.

Liesl Lawrence of Georgetown, Texas, was named the 2010 National Bible Bee champion after she was allowed to join the senior division finals as the sixth contestant.

“… Lawrence was supposed to the be fifth finalist but she had been disqualified due to an error in judges’ scoring materials.

“She was added back in after organizers of the event discovered that some of the judges’ scoring materials did not reflect different variances of the Kings James Version that were circulated by the National Bible Bee.”

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