It was the ignobile “i” that did her in.
Lori Anne Madison, 6, was youngest student on record to compete in the Scripps National Spelling Bee, was on pace to become the darling of this year’s bee and seemed poised to make a run for the semifinals, her stated goal for the competition. But in the third round — after confidently spelling “dirigible” in her first round on stage — she got tripped up.
Lori Anne Madison, the youngest person to ever qualify for the Scripps National Spelling Bee, was eliminated from competition today after she misspelled the word Ingluvies. The Seattle Post Intelligencer reports that Madison, just 6... Read Post
In the end, Lori Anne Madison couldn’t charm the judges into accepting her misspelling. But the 6-year-old still managed to win the crowd’s hearts as the youngest person ever to compete in the annual Scripps National Spelling Bee. T... Read Post