February 22, 2018

Spelling Bee runs out of words

spelling bee tieHow do you spell a spelling bee that goes 66 rounds in more than four hours and causes the organizers to run out of words?

The answer is T-I-E, for now.

Sophia Hoffman, a fifth-grader at Highland Park Elementary School in the Kansas City suburb of Lee’s Summit, and Kush Sharma, a seventh-grader at Frontier School of Innovation in Kansas City, will face-off again next month after the two left organizers of the Jackson County Spelling Bee flummoxed.

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