The Scripps National Spelling Bee
The Bee's Purpose
"Our purpose is to help students improve their spelling, increase their vocabularies, learn concepts and develop correct English usage that will help them all their lives."
About the Spelling Bee
A spelling bee is a competition where contestants are asked to spell English words. The Spelling Bee is an important academic tradition and one that challenges children to perform at their best. In addition to motivating children to achieve academically, this event is an important stepping-stone to the County Spelling Bee Competition students may enter in middle school.
Watch the 2021 Scripps National Spelling Bee Finals Winning Moment, and meet 14-Year-Old Zaila Avant-Garde, the winner of the 2021 Scripps National Spelling Bee!