National Spelling Bee

The tie is the third in a row in the Bee.
Check out seven of our favorite moments in Bee history (below) which remind us why we love this challenge of wits so much
What makes a community is a constant recognition of how each individual acts in accord with an investment in the success of our endeavors, the valuing of our principles and, most importantly, the wellbeing of each other, whether in the national spectacle of spelling prowess or in the communities to which we belong.
"Well, I thought that the German curse has turned into a German blessing, if you know what I mean," Mahankali told Ponder
There's no pressure for Richelle to win though. "I know she’ll do her best and that’s what matters," her mother, Sheila Zampella
Lori Anne bested 21 other elementary and middle school spelling champs -- all of whom were older than her -- on Friday March
According to NESN, as "[the champion] finished the word -- a word she admitted to knowing -- she broke out into a huge smile
How are immigrants from a Hindu nation putting the Protestant work ethic to shame, even within spelling bees, the most American of contests?
It's down to the final 10 at the Scripps National Spelling Bee beginning tonight at 8 p.m. Eastern at the Grand Hyatt in
I was able to channel my inner fourth-grade self, tap into the spelling bee movement, engage professionals with the community and help underserved kids all at the same time.
It's the time of year again when adults find themselves laughing at adolescents who are much smarter than they are. Yes, it's
According to bee officials, using Spell Check during a competition can result in a permanent ban from the sport, which could cost Mr. Van Kesseline millions in endorsements from dictionary companies.
Hat tips to ThinkProgress and NewsHounds.
Having spelled "serrefine" to win the Scripps National Spelling Bee, Evan O'Dorney is ready to tackle an even more unusual
Now that "American Idol" has bowed out for the season, ABC is betting that the show's formula -- nervous civilians performing
I began to do what I always do when I feel envy and stupidity: get mean. Like a teenage bully I began poking fun at these dorks because, after all, smart equals geek, right?