First Black American to Win National Spelling Bee Takes Trophy After Just 2 Years’ Practice

First Black American to Win National Spelling Bee Takes Trophy After Just 2 Years’ Practice

E-X-T-R-A-O-R-D-I-N-A-R-Y spells extraordinary, and when you look it up in the dictionary don’t be surprised if you see a picture of Zaila Avant-garde next to the entry. At 14, Zaila recently became the first African American—and the first from Louisiana—to take home top honors at the 96th Annual Scripps National Spelling Bee. Zaila correctly tackled […]

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