Shen teen eliminated from National Spelling Bee

May 30, 2019 02:53 PM

The local teen competing in the National Spelling Bee has been eliminated.

Jaeho Lee is a 7th grader at Acadia Middle School in the Shen district.

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He did make it successfully through rounds two and three, but spellers earn points in the preliminaries - and need at least 30 to make it into the finals. Jaeho did not.

Congratulations to Jaeho for getting this far. That's quite an accomplishment.


WNYT Staff

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