MN Kids In Nat’l Spelling Bee 29 May 13

The 2013 Scripps National Spelling Bee is underway in Washington DC, and 5 kids from Minnesota are taking part, including a New Prague Middle School student. 14-year-old Nicholas Thompson joins students from Aurora, Baxter, Rochester and Roseville at the Bee, which continues today (WED) with Round 2 and 3 Preliminaries. A total of 281 spellers between the ages of 8 and 14 are taking part. You can learn more about all of the kids at the national spelling bee, as well as watch live and play along, at