For the second straight year, the Scripps National Spelling Bee ended with co-champions each holding onto one side of the golden trophy while they were showered with confetti.
Sriram Hathwar and Ansun Sunjoe may have lifted the trophy as co-champions of the Scripps National Spelling Bee this year, but the true star of the event was a young man named Jacob Williamson.
The kids are apparently introduced and they run on down to from the audience and all seem to be super pumped.
The 87th annual Scripps National Spelling Bee is officially underway, but the organization itself might want to brush up on its own spelling skills.
An Oakland County boy has won the Michigan Geographic Bee and will represent the state at the national contest in Washington.
Students at South Arbor Charter Academy in Ypsilanti will be watching the Scripps National Spelling Bee on ESPN this morning – hoping their classmate can leave the competition spellbound.
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