NSF 2017 – Are You Ready?

Posted on Leave a commentPosted in 2017

Hello All! This summer has flown by very rapidly! It feels like the 2017 Scripps National Spelling Bee was just yesterday. I have totally lost track of time during this summer. We have been traveling, both around the country and internationally, and we are wrapping up our last semester of coaching.

Welcome Josephine Kao

Posted on 4 CommentsPosted in 2011

I am very pleased to welcome Josephine Kao to the blog team! Josephine competed at the national spelling bee for four years, 2006-2009, the same years that I participated. After developing an acquaintance, we became fast friends. She has been a good friend of mine ever since we met at the bee. One of the many […]

Speller Updates:

Posted on 1 CommentPosted in 2011

Ever since sponsor bees officially started on February 1st, the feeling of bee fever seems to be escalating. The Jamaican national spelling champion was crowned just yesterday (http://gleaner-ja.com/gleaner/20110203/lead/lead1.html). What an exciting moment for Hanif Brown, who is one of the first to earn a spot to compete at the 2011 Scripps National Spelling Bee!! Jamaican […]