Yet Another Homeschooler in Bee
I try not to miss any. If you know of a homeschooler going to the bee that I missed, leave a comment. If you have a link to a news story, leave that too. According to this story, there are 36 this year.
WASHINGTON – Justin Murdock doesn’t just love spelling. He’s consumed by it.
When he takes the stage here at the Scripps National Spelling Bee on Thursday as winner of The Tampa Tribune’s regional competition, the 12-year-old seventh-grader will be carrying the tattered book of words he has been studying for hours every day.
As one of the 36 home-schooled contestants out of the 286 students vying in the national championship, Justinwakes up early every morning to complete his regular studies quickly so he can get to spelling. Read more…