Spelling Bee: Lord of the dictionary
Another homeschooler wins the regional bee.
On the last day of the Scripps National Spelling Bee last year, Matthew Evans’ family received horrible news. The fifth-grader’s grandmother had died in Albuquerque.
That year was Matthew’s second time competing in nationals. His family returned to Albuquerque with a sadness forever associated with spelling bees.
On Saturday, Matthew made The Albuquerque Tribune Regional Spelling Bee history by becoming the only speller in the event’s 59-year history to win three years in a row. Read more…