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5-Year-Old Girl Could Win the Scripps National Spelling Bee

Panglossian. Picaresque. Zephyr. Perestroika. Baedeker. Sarsaparilla. Pernicious. A list of words most adults would have trouble defining, let alone spelling.

But Edith Fuller, of Tulsa, Oklahoma, got all of them right. 274 more words

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Nigeria is about to get a new Spelling Bee champion

The Annual National Spelling Bee  Nigeria is in its fourth edition and this year children within the ages of ages of 8 and 13 are participating in the competition. 148 more words

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2017 Spelling Bee Countdown: Word Wizards Help Bee Participants Compete

SAN FRANCISCO (KPIX) — Hiring professional spelling coaches is growing phenomenon among spelling bee participants.

FOLLOW THE FUN: 2017 CBS Bay Area Spelling Bee… 443 more words

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2017 Spelling Bee Countdown: 2 Bay Area Champions Who Became 'Spell-ebrities'

SAN FRANCISCO (KPIX) — This year marks the 90th year of one of America’s iconic competitions: the Scripps National Spelling Bee. KPIX and KCBS Radio are teaming up for the fourth year in a row to sponsor the CBS Bay Area Spelling Bee in KPIX studios on March 18. 388 more words

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Edith Fuller: Meet The Speller, 5, Who’s The Youngest Ever To Compete In National Bee

At just 5 years old, Edith Fuller made history after she out-spelled dozens of older competitors to win a regional bee! The little cutie is now set to travel to Washington D.C. 372 more words

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5-Year-Old Becomes Youngest National Spelling Bee Contestant

This past weekend in Tulsa, Oklahoma, Edith Fuller spelled “Jnana” correctly to win the Scripps Green Country Regional Spelling Bee. What makes Fuller’s accomplishment extraordinary is that she’s only 5 years old, thus making her the youngest contestant ever to advance to the National Spelling Bee in D.C, which gets underway May 30. 18 more words

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