Scripps National Spelling Bee

The first African American spelling bee champ describes competitive spelling as her “other hobby” 😳
Zaila Avant-garde, 14, also made history at this year’s Scripps National Spelling Bee.
The 14-year-old from Harvey, Louisiana became the first African American winner and the second Black champion in the bee’s 96-year history.
Organizers said they will try to reschedule the bee for later this year but did not commit to a new date.
A marathon Scripps National Spelling Bee resulted in a lot of champions.
But can they spell better than the president?
14-year-old Karthik Nemmani from McKinney, Texas won the Scripps National Spelling Bee with the word Koinonia.
The 14-year-old from McKinney, Texas survived one of the most intense competitions in the 93-year history of the spelling bee.
Introducing the "Make America Grate Again Spelling Bee."
Racist jokes further perpetuate racial privilege.
She correctly spelled the word marocain, a dress fabric made of warp of silk or rayon and a filling of other yarns.
He didn't win the Scripps National Spelling Bee, but Akash Vukoti's spelling skills are pretty freaking impressive.