National Spelling Bee – Have You Ever Even HEARD Of This Word?
The word is "cymotrichous" - C-Y-M-O-T-R-I-C-H-O-U-S. It means having wavy hair. That was the winning word in the 84th annual Scripps National Spelling Bee.
14-year old Sukanya Roy of South Abington, Pennsylvania is this year's winner. She beat out runner-up Laura Newcombe of Toronto and 274 other young competitors from all over the world. Sukanya won more than 40-thousand dollars in cash and prizes.
Our local representatve, 13-year Nabeel Rahman of Casey Middle School in the Williamsville School District finished 10th. Congratulations to him.