Spelling Bee

Audio: This year’s national spelling bee to include more Missouri students than in 2018

This year’s national spelling bee will include more Missouri students than in 2018.      Seventeen Missouri students will spell all sorts of complicated words during next month’s 92nd annual Scripps National Spelling Bee. Last year, Missouri had 15 spellers compete in the contest. This year’s kids are from all over the state, ages 11 […]

Princeton 8th grader eliminated from National Spelling Bee in Round #2

Princeton eighth grader Robert Esposito was knocked out of the Scripps National Spelling Bee in Washington, D.C. in the second round on Wednesday. Esposito was competing in the national event after winning the Northwest Missouri regional spelling bee in March.  The regional bee was sponsored by the St. Joseph News-Press, which paid for Esposito’s trip […]