Seventh-grader reigns as Spelling Bee champ
Over a two-hour stretch, she outpaced 17 other competitors in grades 3-8 over more than 20 rounds and sealed the victory by correctly spelling “volatile” and then “plasma.”
Eighth-grader Ishan finished as runner up. This year’s Bee included vocabulary questions. Other spelling words: visite, diaphoresis, Lascaux, and dropsonde.