Area Kids Compete in National Spelling Bee

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Two children from our area competed in the 2014 Scripps National Spelling Bee near  Washington, DC.

Tushan Dargan, 9, is a fifth grader at Good Shepherd Academy in Kingston. He was eliminated after the third round on Wednesday.

Devina Singh, 13, is in eighth grade at North Schuylkill Junior/Senior High School in Ashland. She was eliminated during the third round Wednesday afternoon when she misspelled the word Jacobin, which is defined as a political extremist or radical.