Six-year-old Girl Competes In National Spelling Bee

Lor Anne Madison

The GuardianSix-year-old girl competes in National Spelling BeeReutersBy Lily Kuo | WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A 6-year-old girl became the youngest participant ever to compete in the preliminary round of the Scripps National Spelling Bee on Wednesday, getting off to a successful start by spelling "dirigible.Eight decades of winning National Spelling Bee wordsUSA TODAYCan local students top 6-year-old in National Spelling Bee?Los Angeles TimesArlington 8th grader moves on in National Spelling BeeFort Worth Star -People Magazine -The Jackson Citizen Patriot - MLive.comall 1,545 news articles »

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