We just heard the unfortunate news of Frank Neuhauser’s death. He passed away on March 11, 2011 at age 97.
With the regional bees having nearly concluded, most of the 2011 Scripps National Spelling Bee participants have already been determined. Let me start by wishing this year’s participants the very best. For those of you who are first timers to the Scripps National Spelling Bee, you are about to have an experience of a lifetime […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
This is the one question that we have been asked on a number of occasions. One of the readers recently posted a comment with this very question.