Scripps National Spelling Bee
Spellers from around the state went letter for letter and word for word this Saturday as they competed in the 49th annual Treasure State Spelling Bee and for the grand prize—a spot in this year’s Scripps National Spelling Bee.
With a two-time winning streak behind him, Jackson Hall gained even more momentum at Saturday’s 48th annual Treasure State Spelling Bee.
ROCK SPRINGS — A seventh-grader from Lincoln Middle School in Sweetwater County has won the Wyoming State Spelling Bee by correctly spelling the word brilliantine, which refers to a light, lustrous fabric or a preparation for making hair glossy.
In workmanlike fashion, eighth-grader Jackson Hall plowed through nearly two-dozen words on Saturday to win the 2013 Yellowstone County Spelling Bee.
CHEYENNE — A 67-year-old Virginia man out-spelled four of his cousins to capture first place at this year's AARP National Spelling Bee.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — An old case of sibling rivalry could spell trouble at this year's AARP National Spelling Bee, as four siblings who were raised with more books than toys in their house gather for what they say will be more than a family reunion.
ANACONDA — Anaconda eighth-grader Rose Tracy is among 273 spellers competing in the Scripps National Spell-ing Bee Thursday and Friday in Washington, D.C.