Scripps National Spelling Bee Will Return Virtually And In-Person In 2021Last year a pair of Texas teens launched their own event after the national contest was canceled, but the Scripps National Spelling Bee has announced it's return this year with a virtual and in-person event.
Digital Confetti And All, Virtual National Spelling Bee Crowns 14-Year-Old ChampionThe two Texas teenage ex-spellers who launched an online spelling bee to fill the void left by the canceled Scripps National Spelling Bee had little trouble running a challenging competition.
Spelling Bee Launched By Texas Teens Prepares To Crown National Champion, From HomeThe SpellPundit National Online Spelling Bee, an event created by two Texas teenage ex-spellers to fill the void left by the cancellation of the Scripps National Spelling Bee, is preparing to crown it's first champion.
Texas Teens Launch Their Own Spelling Bee After Scripps Cancels National CompetitionAn online spelling bee, launched by two Texas teenagers, is offering a consolation prize of sorts after the Scripps national competition was canceled because the coronavirus pandemic.
Past Texas Co-Champions Won't Have Chance To Compete After National Spelling Bee CanceledThere were hopes this year's Scripps National Spelling Bee wouldn't end in an eight-way tie -- that last year included 3 North Texas co-champions -- but alas, it wasn’t meant to be.
3 North Texas Kids Among 8 Co-Champions At National Spelling BeeEight children, including three from North Texas, were crowned champions at this year's Scripps National Spelling Bee.
Texan Reigns Over The Land - 8th-Grader Wins 2019 National Geographic BeeSame song, different verse for a young Texan. Nihar Janga, an eighth-grader from Austin, took home top honors in the annual National Geographic GeoBee.
North Texas Face-Off: Wild Card Turns Tables At National Spelling BeeNaysa Modi, a poised and charismatic four-time participant whose spelling career seemed to be building, sat next to a Texas newcomer whom she had already beaten this year.
McKinney's Karthik Nemmani Wins National Spelling BeeKarthik Nemmani, 14, of McKinney has won the Scripps National Spelling Bee.
National Spelling Bee To Offer Wild Cards; Expand FieldThe Scripps National Spelling Bee is establishing a new path to the competition that could result in the field of spellers nearly doubling, from fewer than 300 to more than 500.
Are North Texas Adults Smarter Than A Nat’l Spelling Bee Winner? A North Texas 13-year-old has had nearly a full day to enjoy his new title of co-champion of the Scripps National Spelling Bee. CBS 11 wondered how many adults have what it takes to win the national spelling bee, so we hit the streets to find out.
Fort Worth Teen Declared Co-Champion Of Scripps Spelling Bee For the first time in 52 years, two spellers have been declared co-champions of the Scripps National Spelling Bee. Ansun Sujoe of Fort Worth, and Sriram Hathwar of Painted Post, New York, shared the title after a riveting final-round duel.
Mahankali Wins National Spelling BeeArvind Mahankali has conquered his nemesis, the German language, to win the Scripps National Spelling Bee on Thursday night, winning at last after third-place finishes in 2011 and 2012.
'Spellbound' Star Reflects On A Spelling Bee Life & Texas Future For the millions who watched the National Spelling Bee back in 1999, her face is frozen in time. She'll always be the 14-year-old girl, with the glasses and dark shoulder-length hair, her arms raised while leaping for joy. But that was a half-life ago for Nupur Lala. But that was a half-life ago for Nupur Lala.