Eight contestants tie in national spelling bee, each receives $50,000 cash prize

Contestants, tie, spelling bee, $50,000, cash prize
31 May, 2019 10:00 am

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Eight young super spellers all tie, and all are crowned co-champions for the Scripps National Spelling Bee.

After a marathon session stretching into early Friday, each winner will receive a $50,000 (39,647.9 pounds) prize and a trophy in the three-day event that started with 562 word whizzes from across the nation, US territories and six other countries.


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