Spelling bee won by homeschooler in 38th round

This is a local story for me. Ethan is a nice kid we know from our LEAH group. Way to go Ethan! This will be his second trip to the national bee.
(March 26, 2006) — They made it from collywobbles to vindaloo, but by the sixth round of the Monroe County Spelling Bee at the Memorial Art Gallery on Saturday, the 77 contestants had thinned to four.
By the 14th round, Ethan Johnson and Harvest Zhang were alone, vying for the title that each has held, hoping to make another trip to the Scripps-Howard National Spelling Bee in Washington, D.C. Read more…

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