Politics & Government

May 30, 2012

Miami pair advance in Scripps National Spelling Bee

Crystal Schermeister, 12, from Pembroke Pines, Fla., and Vaidya Govindajaran, 14, from Miami competed Wednesday against 278 other spellers ages 6 through 15 from around the world in the preliminary rounds at the Scripps National Spelling Bee. Both students advanced to Thursday's semifinals.

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