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6 months ago

First ever spelling bee tiebreaker

Harini Logan, 14, from San Antonio, Texas, won the Scripps National Spelling Bee in the competition’s first ever tiebreaker.
6 months ago
First ever spelling bee tiebreaker
6 months ago

National Spelling Bee champ talks about stressful 90-second round

Harini Logan of San Antonio, Texas, joins “GMA” after winning the 94th annual Scripps National Spelling Bee on Thursday night.
6 months ago
National Spelling Bee champ talks about stressful 90-second round
6 months ago

National Spelling Bee champion focused on calmness to win 90 second spell-off

Harini Logan of San Antonio, Texas, joined "Good- Morning America" after winning the 94th annual Scripps National Spelling Bee on Thursday night.
6 months ago
How the National Spelling Bee champion stayed calm during 90 second spell-off
1 year ago

Meet the history-making National Spelling Bee champ

Zaila Avant-garde, 14, is the champion of the 2021 Scripps National Spelling Bee.
1 year ago
Meet the history-making National Spelling Bee champ
4 years ago

'Octo-champ' spelling bee winners react to joint win

The eight students who made history at the 2019 Scripps National Spelling Bee told "GMA" it is "amazing" to share the title.
4 years ago
'Octo-champ' spelling bee winners react to joint win
4 years ago

8 winners make history at 2019 Spelling Bee

For the first time in history, the 2019 Scripps National Spelling Bee ended with more than two winners.
4 years ago
8 winners make history at 2019 Spelling Bee
4 years ago

Scripps National Spelling Bee round 2

We're down to the top 50 spellers, but the early favorite was shockingly sent home. ABC News' Will Ganss spells it out for us.
4 years ago
Scripps National Spelling Bee round 2
4 years ago

Texas teen says winning Scripps National Spelling Bee is a ‘dream come true’

The 14-year-old from McKinney, Texas, beat out a record 516 spellers this year.
4 years ago
Scripps National Spelling Bee winner reveals how he did it
4 years ago

National Spelling Bee winner speaks out

Karthik Nemmani tells "GMA" what it felt like to win the coveted trophy after correctly spelling "koinonia."
4 years ago
National Spelling Bee winner speaks out
5 years ago

Girl makes history at National Spelling Bee

Reagan Remmers became only the fifth speller in the past 20 years allowed to return to competition after misspelling a word.
5 years ago
Girl makes history at National Spelling Bee
5 years ago

Preliminaries underway at 2017 Scripps National Spelling Bee

ABC News' Janai Norman talks to Hailey Jinkins, a competitor at this year's National Spelling Bee.
5 years ago
Preliminaries underway at 2017 Scripps National Spelling Bee
5 years ago

Spelling bee contestants attempt spelling Trump's 'covfefe'

A word used in a tweet by the president on Tuesday had even the country's brightest spellers stumped.
5 years ago
Spelling bee contestants attempt spelling Trump's 'covfefe'
5 years ago

6-year-old makes history at Scripps National Spelling Bee

Edith Fuller was just 5-years-old when she qualified for the competition, where she is facing off against kids ranging in age from 8 to 15.
5 years ago
6-year-old makes history at Scripps National Spelling Bee
5 years ago

6-year-old girl competes in Scripps National Spelling Bee

Edith Fuller, who was 5 when she qualified and now is 6, is the youngest person ever to qualify for the spelling competition.
5 years ago
6-year-old girl competes in Scripps National Spelling Bee
5 years ago

Faces of victory and defeat at the Scripps National Spelling Bee

The 90th annual Scripps National Spelling Bee is underway.
5 years ago
Faces of victory and defeat at the Scripps National Spelling Bee
5 years ago

Nearly 300 young people compete in 2017 Scripps National Spelling Bee

A 6-year-old competing was the youngest ever to qualify, but a 6th-grader from California took the top prize.
5 years ago
Nearly 300 young people compete in 2017 Scripps National Spelling Bee
5 years ago

National Spelling Bee winner describes 'really amazing' win

Ananya Vinay of Fresno, California, correctly spelled "marocain."
5 years ago
National Spelling Bee winner describes 'really amazing' win
5 years ago

National Spelling Bee champion describes her win

Ananya Vinay, a 12-year-old 6th-grader from Fresno, California, tells "GMA" about the moment she correctly spelled "marocain" to win the 90th Scripps National Spelling Bee.
5 years ago
National Spelling Bee champion describes her win
5 years ago

National spelling bee finals

The Scripps National Spelling Bee comes to a close after intense competition. ABC's Kendis Gibson reports.
5 years ago
National spelling bee finals
5 years ago

The most misspelled words in every state, according to Google

Google releases map of "America's most misspelled words," just in time for the Scripps National Spelling Bee.
5 years ago
The most misspelled words in every state, according to Google
7 years ago

The 2016 Scripps National Spelling Bee

Rule changes could make this the most difficult contest to date.
7 years ago
Faces of Victory and Defeat at the Scripps National Spelling Bee
7 years ago

National Spelling Bee's Best Moments and Where Contestants Are Now

Some of the most memorable orthographically skilled youths and where they are now.
7 years ago
The Best Moments of the Scripps National Spelling Bee
7 years ago

Born Deaf, 11-Year-Old Boy Takes on National Spelling Bee

An 11-year-old South Carolina boy who was born deaf has made it to the Scripps National Spelling Bee.
7 years ago
Born Deaf, 11-Year-Old Takes on National Spelling Bee