Spelling whizzes across the country learned this week that they will have to know the definitions of some of the those tough words they've been memorizing in the dictionary. For the first time, multiple-choice vocabulary tests will be added to the annual Scripps National Spelling Bee.
Teresa Riffle, 12, has an alter ego, Terry Treefrog, as she scours the countryside in search of special hidden boxes. Drawings and diagrams fill Bobby Wamsley's books, the ideas the 12-year-old boy plans to make a reality when he's old enough.
Kathryn Wantlin stepped to the microphone 30 times Saturday at the 57th annual Kanawha County Spelling Bee. Shalee, her mother, was nervous every time.
When it comes to winning spelling competitions for students in southern West Virginia, dominance can be spelled R-A-L-E-I-G-H.
Gazette-Mail Regional Spelling Bee winner Elizabeth Koh is having a busy couple of weeks.
You could call Elizabeth Koh a spelling bee "recidivist."
For the winner and the first runner-up of the 56th annual Kanawha County Spelling Bee, it was a repeat performance. Kathryn Wantlin, 12, of Charleston Catholic, took the top title in this year's bee. She sealed the deal by spelling "ghastly" as her winning word.
NATIONAL HARBOR, Md. -- Despite a good showing in Wednesday's preliminary rounds, Elizabeth Koh will not compete in the Scripps National Spelling Bee's semifinals today.
Elizabeth Koh is skipping the last week of her seventh-grade year. Her mom probably doesn't need to write an excuse.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- When it comes to spelling bees, its always been close but no cigar for Lauren Coccari. But after taking second place three years in a row at the Kanawha County bee, the Sissonville Middle School eighth-grader managed to outlast 39...
CHARLESTON, W.Va. - Teresa Riffle, 12, has an alter ego, Terry Treefrog, as she scours the countryside in search of special hidden boxes. Drawings and diagrams fill Bobby Wamsleys books, the ideas the 12-year-old boy plans to make a reality when hes ol...
These students won their local spelling bees and will participate in the Gazette-Mail Regional Spelling Bee on March 16 at Capital High School in Charleston. ...