Spelling Bee

“Breaking The Bee” Highlights the Dynasty of South Asian Spellers

May 29, 2018

Director Sam Rega sat down with Kajal Magazine to discuss his documentary on South Asian-American success in the Scripps National Spelling Bee The Scripps National Spelling Bee has, for years, showcased some of the America’s top young spellers from across the country. In the last two decades, the uber-competitive world of spelling has seen what … Read More

Insecure News Anchors Diss Child Genius Spelling Bee Champ

June 4, 2017

Today in white fragility: 12-year old winner of the Scripps National Spelling Bee, Ananya Vinay, proves her intellectual prowess and a grown, white woman can’t let her have her god damned moment. 12-year-old Ananya Vinay won the National Spelling Bee so naturally CNN had her on to spell “covfefe” and say some racist stuff to … Read More