I Won a Spelling Bee

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    I Won A Spelling Bee

    as a kid in school i was a straight a speller. i won many spelling bee,s there was a time i spelled a word wrong because i did not want to win i did not want the attention. now i cannot spell at all i think it is because from 14 to 17 we all were sniffing glue in the projects.we...
    mycuzinvinni mycuzinvinni
    46-50, M
    Apr 24, 2011

    Who Are Those Kids Anyway? I Was One

    Sometimes news reporters call them a "bevy of brainchildren" or "word nerds extraordinaire" or "walking dictionaries": the cluster of middle schoolers and preteens assembled for that year's National Spelling Bee. And some people wonder, "Whose kids are like *those*?" My...
    SomethingLikeALady SomethingLikeALady
    41-45, F
    Nov 7, 2013

    Spelling Bee

    In 4th grade, I first found out about spelling bees. I studied and studied and studied--the wrong list! I lost in the 9th round, to the word "imply". In 5th grade, i studied really hard, the RIGHT list. I won my school spelling bee. I lost the regional spelling bee to the word...
    jasminebrandt jasminebrandt
    13-15
    Mar 8, 2011

    In High School

    I won a spelling bee. It was the entire county, and it was for French 2. It wasn't even in English. I was very proud of myself for winning. I don't remember very much French at all anymore. That was what, 8 years ago? But it happened.
    iamherenow iamherenow
    22-25, F
    Aug 22, 2009

    It was my a class spelling bee that

    if you won the class one you would go to the all school. I was one of the 2 finalists. She and I have had our fair share of fights. On one of the words I spelled it wrong but I was not out yet. We went to her to see how she would spell it and she got it wrong. Then I spelled it...
    spectacular1616 spectacular1616
    18-21, F
    Mar 10, 2014
    Chilloutt Chilloutt
    22-25, F
    Apr 2, 2014

    Spelling Bee

    In 4th grade, I first found out about spelling bees. I studied and studied and studied--the wrong list! I lost in the 9th round, to the word "imply". In 5th grade, i studied really hard, the RIGHT list. I won my school spelling bee. I lost the regional spelling bee to the word...
    jasminebrandt jasminebrandt
    13-15
    Mar 8, 2011

    When I was little I remember winning the

    spelling bee, and I was so proud. I couldn't wait to go home and share the good news with my parents. I got a certificate for winning and everything. It was my first one (: so I got home to tell my parents, right? My dad was watching television, and he'd get so angry if I ever...
    JennyR97 JennyR97
    22-25, F
    Feb 11, 2014
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