National Spelling Bee calls word-lovers over age 50

KNOXVILLE (WATE) – The National Senior Spelling Bee is calling all word-lovers over the age of 50 to battle for a national title July 18.

The event will be held at the Knoxville Convention Center.

Grace Christian Academy math and physics teacher and former Senior Spelling Bee champion Scott Firebaugh brought the competition to Knoxville in 2014 and is looking to increase the number of attendees for this year.

Registration is open for the event now through the morning of the bee.


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