Scripps National Spelling Bee Marks 90th Year

One of our clients, Scripps, hosted the 90th edition of the Scripps National Spelling Bee from May 30 – June 1 at the Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center in Oxon Hill, Maryland. The Bee was nationally broadcasted on ESPN.

Paige Kimble, executive director of the program, says, “The Scripps National Spelling Bee takes great pride in its legacy of excellence. Think of the generations of families and millions of students the spelling bee has positively impacted throughout its history. What started as a quaint contest with nine students has flourished into a national treasure where hard work is recognized and rewarded, and the lessons learned can last a lifetime.”

12-year old, Ananya Vinay, earned the championship title by correctly spelling “marocain” in round 36 of the Bee.

Read more on the Scripps website.