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Beaumont speller is eliminated from national bi



Lidun Chen stands as his son Sallie Curtis Elementary fifth degrees Benjamin Chen runs through the thick stack of words he learns to prepare for Scripp's National Spelling Bee. He recently placed another in a Houston tournament that enabled him to advance to the national event. While his favorite word is "pulchritude", Benjamin has worked through a list of about 600 words as preparation for the competition, memorizing spellings and definitions. Photo taken Friday, April 20, 201
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Lidun Chen stands as his son Sallie Curtis Elementary fifth degrees Benjamin Chen runs through the thick stack of words he learns to prepare for Scripp's National Spelling Bee. He recently placed … more

Photo: Kim Brent


Sallie Curtis Elementary Five-Degree Benjamin Chen will take his spell to Washington, D.C., in May to compete in Scripp's National Spelling Bee. He recently placed another in a Houston tournament that enabled him to advance to the national event. While his favorite word is "pulchritude", Benjamin has worked through a list of about 600 words as preparation for the competition, memorizing spellings and definitions. Photo taken Friday, April 20, 2018 Kim Brent / Enterprise Less
Sallie Curtis Elementary Five-Degree Benjamin Chen will take his spell to Washington, D.C., in May to compete in Scripp's National Spelling Bee. He recently placed another in a tournament in the … more

Photo: Kim Brent


Sallie Curtis Elementary Five-Degree Benjamin Chen will take his spell to Washington, D.C., in May to compete in Scripp's National Spelling Bee. He recently placed another in a Houston tournament that enabled him to advance to the national event. While his favorite word is "pulchritude", Benjamin has worked through a list of about 600 words as preparation for the competition, memorizing spellings and definitions. Photo taken Friday, April 20, 2018 Kim Brent / Enterprise Less
Sallie Curtis Elementary Five-Degree Benjamin Chen will take his spell to Washington, D.C., in May to compete in Scripp's National Spelling Bee. He recently placed another in a tournament in the … more

Photo: Kim Brent


Sallie Curtis Elementary Five-Degree Benjamin Chen will take his spell to Washington, D.C., in May to compete in Scripp's National Spelling Bee. He recently placed another in a Houston tournament that enabled him to advance to the national event. While his favorite word is "pulchritude", Benjamin has worked through a list of about 600 words as preparation for the competition, memorizing spellings and definitions. Photo taken Friday, April 20, 2018 Kim Brent / Enterprise Less
Sallie Curtis Elementary Five-Degree Benjamin Chen will take his spell to Washington, D.C., in May to compete in Scripp's National Spelling Bee. He recently placed another in a tournament in the … more

Photo: Kim Brent



Sallie Curtis Elementary Five-Degree Benjamin Chen will take his spell to Washington, D.C., in May to compete in Scripp's National Spelling Bee. He recently placed another in a Houston tournament that enabled him to advance to the national event. While his favorite word is "pulchritude", Benjamin has worked through a list of about 600 words as preparation for the competition, memorizing spellings and definitions. Photo taken Friday, April 20, 2018 Kim Brent / Enterprise Less
Sallie Curtis Elementary Five-Degree Benjamin Chen will take his spell to Washington, D.C., in May to compete in Scripp's National Spelling Bee. He recently placed another in a tournament in the … more

Photo: Kim Brent


Sallie Curtis Elementary Five-Degree Benjamin Chen will take his spell to Washington, D.C., in May to compete in Scripp's National Spelling Bee. He recently placed another in a Houston tournament that enabled him to advance to the national event. While his favorite word is "pulchritude", Benjamin has worked through a list of about 600 words as preparation for the competition, memorizing spellings and definitions. Photo taken Friday, April 20, 2018 Kim Brent / Enterprise Less
Sallie Curtis Elementary Five-Degree Benjamin Chen will take his spell to Washington, D.C., in May to compete in Scripp's National Spelling Bee. He recently placed another in a tournament in the … more

Photo: Kim Brent


Lidun Chen stands as his son Sallie Curtis Elementary fifth degrees Benjamin Chen runs through the thick stack of words he learns to prepare Scripp's National Spelling Bee. He recently placed another in a Houston tournament that enabled him to advance to the national event. While his favorite word is "pulchritude", Benjamin has worked through a list of about 600 words as preparation for the competition, memorizing spellings and definitions. Photo taken Friday, April 20, 2018 Kim Brent / Enterprise less
Lidun Chen stands as his son Sallie Curtis Elementary fifth degrees Benjamin Chen runs through the thick stack of words he learns to prepare for Scripp's National Spelling Bee. He recently placed … more

Photo: Kim Brent


Melody Loya, 13, from Bainbridge, NY, right hugs Tara Singh, 13, from Louisville, Ky., After Tara received his medal to advance to the final round of Scripp's National Spelling Bee in Oxon Hill, Md., Wednesday, May 30, 2018. Tara also moves forward to the last round. Less
Melody Loya, 13, from Bainbridge, NY, right hugs Tara Singh, 13, from Louisville, Ky., after Tara received his medal to advance to the final round of Scripp's National Spelling Bee in Oxon Hill , … more

Photo: Carolyn Kaster, AP



Participants with their medals to advance to the final round that was collected on stage for a group photo under Scripp's National Spelling Bee in Oxon Hill, MD., Wednesday, May 30, 2018.

Participants with their medals to go Further to the last round, the scene was collected for a group photo under Scripp's National Spelling Bee in Oxon Hill, MD. Wednesday, May 30, 2018.

Photo: Carolyn Kaster, AP


Sohum Sukhatankar, 12, from Dallas, Texas, is presented with a medal to advance to the final round of Nicole Dittoe of Scripp's National Spelling Bee under Scripp's National Spelling Bee in Oxon Hill, MD., Wednesday, May 30, 2018 Less
Sohum Sukhatankar, 12, from Dallas, Texas, is presented with a medal to advance to the final round of Nicole Dittoe of Scripp's National Spelling Bee under Scripp's National Spelling Bee in Oxon Hill, Md. .. more [19659003] Photo: Carolyn Kaster, AP


Abhijay Kodali, 11, from Flower Mound, Texas, reacts spelling a word during the third round of Scripp's National Spelling Bee in Oxon Hill, Md., Wednesday, May 30, 2018.

Abhijay Kodali, 11, from Flower Mound, Texas, spells a word during the third round of Scripp's National Spelling Bee in Oxon Hill, MD, on Wednesday, May 30, 2018.

Photo: Carolyn Kaster, AP


Brendan Pawlicki, 11, from Shelby Township, Mich., Presents with a medal to advance to the final round of Nicole Dittoe of Scripp's National Spelling Bee under Scripp's National Spelling Bee in Oxon Hill, MD, Wednesday, May 30 , 2018. less
Brendan Pawlicki, 11, from Shelby Township, Mich., Presents with a medal to advance to the final round of Nicole Dittoe of Scripp's National Spelling Bee under Scripp's National Spelling Bee in Oxon … more [19659003] Photo: Carolyn Kaster, AP



Nicole Tsygan, 12, from Parkton, MD, Presents with a medal to advance to the final round of Nicole Dittoe of Scripp's National Spelling Bee under Scripp's National Spelling Bee in Oxon Hill, MD, Wednesday, May 30th, 2018. less
Nicole Tsygan, 12, from Parkton, MD, Presents with a medal to advance to the final round of Nicole Dittoe of Scripp's National Spelling Bee under Scripp's National Spelling Bee in Oxon Hill, MD. more

Photo: Carolyn Kaster, AP


Parents and supporters gather in front of the scene to photograph the medal winners until the last round of Scripp's National Spelling Bee in Oxon Hill, Md., Wednesday, May 30, 2018.

Parents and supporters gather the front of the scene to photograph the medal winners until the last round of Scripp's National Spelling Bee in Oxon Hill, MD, Wednesday, May 30, 2018.

Photo: Carolyn Kaster, AP


Melody Loya, 13, from Bainbridge, NY, right hugs Tara Singh, 13, from Louisville, Ky., After Tara received his medal to advance to the final round of Scripp's National Spelling Bee in Oxon Hill, Md., Wednesday, May 30, 2018. less
Melody Loya, 13, from Bainbridge, NY, right hugs Tara Singh, 13, from Louisville, Ky., After Tara got his medal to move on to the final round by Scripp's National Spelling Bee in Oxon Hill, … more

Photo: Carolyn Kaster, AP


Parents and supporters gather in front of the scene to photograph the medal winners until the last round of Scripp's National Spelling Bee in Oxon Hill, Md., Wednesday, May 30, 2018.

Parents and supporters gather the front of the scene to photograph the medal winners until the last round of Scripp's National Spelling Bee in Oxon Hill, MD, Wednesday, May 30, 2018.

Photo: Carolyn Kaster, AP



Shiva Yeshlur, 13, from Rock Springs, Wyo., Jumps into the air after proper spelling "Diastrofism" during the 3rd round of Scripp's National Spelling Bee in Oxon Hill, MD, Wednesday, May 30, 2018. [19659026] Shiva Yeshlur, 13, from Rock Springs, Wyo., Jump into the air after proper spelling "Diastrofism" during the 3rd round of Scripp's National Spelling Bee in Oxon Hill, MD., Wednesday, May 30, 2018. [19659027] Photo : Cliff Owen, AP


Brody Dicks, 13, from Park City, Utah, spells "caudation" correctly during the third round of Scripp's National Spelling Bee in Oxon Hill, MD, Wednesday, May 30, 2018.

Brody Dicks, 13, from Park City, Utah, spells "caudation" correctly during the 3rd round of Scripp's National Spelling Bee in Oxon Hill, MD, Wednesday, May 30, 2018.

Photo: Cliff Owen, AP


Caleb Xiao, 13, from Boiling Springs, SC, spells "gristliness" correctly during the third round of Scripp's National Spelling Bee in Oxon Hill, MD. Wednesday, May 30, 2018.

Caleb Xiao, 13, from Boiling Springs, SC, spells "gristliness" correctly during the 3rd round of Scripp's National Spelling Bee in Oxon Hill, MD, Wednesday, May 30, 2018.

Photo: Cliff Owen, AP


Samantha Ho, 12, from Fredericksburg, Va., Stakes "Château" correctly during the 3rd round of Scripp's National Spelling Bee in Oxon Hill, MD, Wednesday, May 30, 2018.

Samantha Ho, 12, from Fredericksburg, Va., spells "Château" correctly during the 3rd round of Scripp's National Spelling Bee in Oxon Hill, MD, Wednesday, May 30, 2018.

Photo: Cliff Owen, AP



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