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2018 Scripps National Spelling Bee - The Journey Ends

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Bee Week 2018 has officially come to an end and I’ve had a few days to reflect upon my experiences over the last six years. 229 more words

2018 Scripps National Spelling Bee

Ball4Good Represented at Scripps National Spelling Bee

Our founder, Adom Appiah, just competed at the 2018 Scripps National Spelling Bee! He had an extraordinary experience, made several new friends, represented Ball4Good, Spartanburg Day School and the Upstate Region of South Carolina. 99 more words

North Texas Face-Off: Wild Card Turns Tables At National Spelling Bee

OXON HILL, Md. (AP) — The end of the biggest Scripps National Spelling Bee in history came abruptly, and it wasn’t the conclusion that many expected. 884 more words


And The Spelling Bee-Winning Word Was ...

OXON HILL, Md. (AP) — The winner of the Scripps National Spelling Bee seized an opportunity that didn’t exist before this year.

Fourteen-year-old Karthik Nemmani of McKinney, Texas, got into the bee through a new wild-card program. 102 more words


14-Year-Old Texan Wins National Spelling Bee

Karthik Nemmani didn’t win his regional spelling bee. He didn’t even win his county spelling bee. But he was still good enough to win the Scripps National Spelling Bee. 447 more words

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Indian-American teen Karthik Nemmani crowned champion of US Spelling Bee

Indian-origin word whizzes make a clean sweep of awards at iconic competition

By Geeta Goindi

National Harbor, Maryland, May 31, 2018 – In one of the most enthralling and widely watched contests, an Indian-American teen, Karthik Nemmani, 14, of Texas, has been crowned champion of the 2018 Scripps National Spelling Bee. 1,089 more words

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Tonight was the Scripps National Spelling Bee, which has always been one of my favorite nights of the year. When I lived in Maryland, I used to go to watch the Bee every May. 742 more words