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.
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.
Fort Worth 8th Grader Advances To National Spelling Bee After 63-Round Regional ContestMaitri Kovuru won the Scripps Regional Spelling Bee in Fort Worth on Thursday, after a record-breaking 63 rounds and six hours of competitive spelling.
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.
11-Year-Old Girl Wins Fort Worth ISD Spelling BeeMaitri Kovuru of the McLean 6th Grade Learning Center took the crown in the “Area 6” group.
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.
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.