Spelling Dynasties

Posted on 3 CommentsPosted in 2011

Participation of siblings in the Scripps National Spelling Bee is not uncommon. Every year, after the registrations are completed, National Spelling Bee publishes the statistics on siblings and relatives of previous participants. Being exposed to the bee only in the past decade, I can name quite a few siblings who have participated at the national […]

Masti Spelling Bee

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After winning the spelling bee in 2009, Kavya was invited to various events held by several organizations across the country. Among them was MastiSpell. We had not heard about this organization until they reached out to us requesting Kavya to be a keynote speaker at the 2010 Masti Spelling Bee. MastiSpell annually hosts a Junior […]

Beyond Spelling Bees

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I am sure you have read the prior posts by Josephine and Kavya where they wrote about how Spelling Bee competitions have helped them develop long lasting friendships. Keep in mind that they competed at the Scripps Spelling Bee for four years together. It is not just Josephine and Kavya, but in my brief experience […]