Washington DC. In a packed auditorium, you can cut the atmosphere with a knife. On the edge of their seats, a hushed audience watches and waits as a fiercely contested battle unfolds before them. Welcome to the National Spelling Bee. As American as apple pie, as competitive as the Olympics, the Spelling Bee pits kid against kid in a war of words... with only one winner.
Angela Arenivar, Ubaldo Arenivar, Jorge Arenivar, Scott McGarraugh, Lindy McGarraugh, Concepción Arenivar, Mrs. Slaughter, Neelima Marupudi, Nupur Lala, Ms. Whitehurst, Parag Lala, Meena Lala, Kuna Lala, Ted Brigham, Ms. Blair, Dan Brigham, Tim Brigham, Earl Brigham, Dorothy Brigham, Emily Stagg