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.
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.
Confident Ananya Vinay Wins National Spelling BeeAnanya Vinay showed little emotion as she plowed through word after word in the final rounds of the Scripps National Spelling Bee. The champion later flashed a grin as she revealed how much confidence she'd brought to the competition.
National Spelling Bee Becoming Easier To PredictTo the fans watching, Nihar Janga's win last year in the Scripps National Spelling Bee was a shock. But, as the bee has become increasingly difficult, spellers are less likely to come out of nowhere and hoist the trophy.
National Spelling Bee Launches Video Contest Even if you're not a champion speller, there's a way to win a trip to the Scripps National Spelling Bee.
Nat'l Spelling Bee Co-Champ Being Honored By LawmakersThe co-winner of this year's Scripps National Spelling Bee is being honored at the New York state Capitol.
National Spelling Bee Ends In Unlikeliest TieIf not for his high-pitched voice, there would be no way to peg 11-year-old Nihar Janga as the youngest-ever winner of the Scripps National Spelling Bee. He looked even stronger than his eventual co-champion, 13-year-old Jairam Hathwar.
Scripps National Spelling Bee To Add Harder WordsAfter two straight years of ties, the Scripps National Spelling Bee is adding more sting. The championship rounds will last longer and the words will be harder, as the spellers have gotten increasingly savvy.
Vocabulary Test Takes Away Spelling Bee DramaFor viewers of last year's Scripps National Spelling Bee, one of the most surprising results came courtesy of a test nobody saw.
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.
Texas Spellers Among National Spelling Bee FinalistsTwo of the 12 finalists for the 2014 Scripps Spelling National Bee are from Texas, including Ansun Sujoe of Fort Worth.