National Spelling Bee
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5 months ago

Top spellers prepare to crown national champion, from home

With the Scripps National Spelling Bee canceled, many top spellers who would have been on the bee stage this week are instead competing online
5 months ago
Top spellers prepare to crown national champion, from home
1 year ago

National Spelling Bee will have fewer wild cards next year

The Scripps National Spelling Bee will have fewer participants next year
1 year ago
Why the National Spelling Bee will have fewer participants next year
1 year 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.
1 year ago
'Octo-champ' spelling bee winners react to joint win
1 year 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.
1 year ago
8 winners make history at 2019 Spelling Bee
1 year 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.
1 year ago
Scripps National Spelling Bee round 2
2 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.
2 years ago
Scripps National Spelling Bee winner reveals how he did it
2 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."
2 years ago
National Spelling Bee winner speaks out
2 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.
2 years ago
Girl makes history at National Spelling Bee
3 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.
3 years ago
Preliminaries underway at 2017 Scripps National Spelling Bee
3 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.
3 years ago
Spelling bee contestants attempt spelling Trump's 'covfefe'
3 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.
3 years ago
6-year-old makes history at Scripps National Spelling Bee
3 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.
3 years ago
6-year-old girl competes in Scripps National Spelling Bee
3 years ago

Faces of victory and defeat at the Scripps National Spelling Bee

The 90th annual Scripps National Spelling Bee is underway.
3 years ago
Faces of victory and defeat at the Scripps National Spelling Bee
3 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.
3 years ago
Nearly 300 young people compete in 2017 Scripps National Spelling Bee
3 years ago

National Spelling Bee winner describes 'really amazing' win

Ananya Vinay of Fresno, California, correctly spelled "marocain."
3 years ago
National Spelling Bee winner describes 'really amazing' win
3 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.
3 years ago
National Spelling Bee champion describes her win
3 years ago

National spelling bee finals

The Scripps National Spelling Bee comes to a close after intense competition. ABC's Kendis Gibson reports.
3 years ago
National spelling bee finals
3 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.
3 years ago
The most misspelled words in every state, according to Google
4 years ago

The 2016 Scripps National Spelling Bee

Rule changes could make this the most difficult contest to date.
4 years ago
Faces of Victory and Defeat at the Scripps National Spelling Bee
4 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.
4 years ago
The Best Moments of the Scripps National Spelling Bee
4 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.
4 years ago
Born Deaf, 11-Year-Old Takes on National Spelling Bee