mobile-bannertablet-bannerdesktop-banner
2016 Scripps National Spelling Bee
Zachary Hunsaker, of Idaho, prepares to spell 'trichinosis' during the preliminaries of the Scripps National Spelling Bee at National Harbor, Md., May 25, 2016.Jim Lo Scalzo—EPA
2016 Scripps National Spelling Bee
Children Compete In Annual E.W. Scripps Spelling Bee
Spelling Bee
APTOPIX Spelling Bee
Spelling Bee
Spelling Bee
Rachel Rowe
Spelling Bee
Spelling Bee
Spelling Bee
Zachary Hunsaker, of Idaho, prepares to spell 'trichinosis' during the preliminaries of the Scripps National Spelling Be
... VIEW MORE

Jim Lo Scalzo—EPA
1 of 10

The Faces of Victory and Defeat at the National Spelling Bee

May 26, 2016
TIME may receive compensation for some links to products and services on this website. Offers may be subject to change without notice.