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AND NOW, FOR OUR A PLUS, WE’LL MOVE FROM ONE KIND OF BEE TO ANOTHER: A SPELLING BEE!

THIS WEEK OUR A PLUS GOES TO AN OKLAHOMA GIRL WHO HAS QUALIFIED FOR THE SCRIPPS NATIONAL SPELLING BEE…AT JUST FIVE YEARS OLD! EDITH FULLER IS NOW THE YOUNGEST PERSON TO EVER QUALIFY FOR THE NATIONAL EVENT. SHE OUT-SPELLED MORE THAN 50 STUDENTS, SOME NEARLY THREE TIMES HER AGE, TO COME OUT ON TOP OF THE GREEN COUNTRY REGIONAL SPELLING BEE IN TULSA. EDITH PREPARED EACH DAY WITH HER PARENTS AND SAYS IT GAVE HER AN EDGE LEADING UP THE COMPETITION.

FOR SPELLING HER WAY TO VICTORY AND PROVING EVEN VERY YOUNG PEOPLE CAN ACCOMPLISH GREAT THINGS, LETTER-LOVER EDITH FULLER GETS OUR A PLUS!


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Website: Scripps Spelling Bee

Online Game: Arcademics, Spelling Bees | Up to 4 players can play spelling game.

Website Article: Dictionary.com, What Does the “Bee” in “Spelling Bee” Mean Exactly?

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