Stories tagged: spelling bee
Tue., May 24, 2016, 7:30 p.m.
11-year-old who was born deaf is among nation’s top spellers
Making it to the Scripps National Spelling Bee is an amazing achievement for any kid, but for 11-year-old Neil Maes, being born deaf made his journey especially unlikely.
Mon., May 28, 2012, 4:10 p.m.
6-year-old qualifies for national spelling bee
McLEAN, Va. (AP) — The youngest person ever to qualify for the National Spelling Bee was running around in a stream with a friend, hunting for rocks. Suddenly, she came …
Sat., March 10, 2012, midnight
National Spelling Bee brings competitors with diverse backgrounds
What makes a superior s-p-e-l-l-e-r? There are just a few similarities among a handful of North Idaho kids who have dreams of winning the Scripps National Spelling Bee in Washington, …
Mon., Oct. 22, 2007, midnight
Lesser spellers might opine that the winner of Spokane’s premiere spelling bee had an unfair advantage. An undergraduate degree from Stanford University, a master’s from Harvard and a doctorate from …