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So, how’s your spelling?

Posted by Cara on May 30, 2013

The 2013 Scripps National Spelling Bee semifinals get underway today and someone’s going to win BIG!

Where would we be without the internet – a source for us to double check our spelling before we send out that email or write a letter. When it comes to spelling errors, don’t worry, you’re not alone.

As the Semifinals get underway on ESPN2 at 1:00p this afternoon, it only makes sense to award the champ with some major green – right? 41 kids advanced for today’s competition, only one will take home the cash:

For the Champ!

  • From Scripps, a $30,000 cash prize and the Scripps National Spelling Bee engraved trophy
  • From Merriam-Webster, a $2,500 U.S. savings bond and a complete reference library
  • From Encyclopædia Britannica, $2,000 of reference works including the Britannica Global Edition, 2013 Encyclopædia Britannica Ultimate Reference Suite DVD-ROM, and a three year membership to Britannica Online Premium.

Think you’d pass the test? Try the sample version of what the kids are going up against –> Here!


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