The young man who won the spelling bee won with guerdon: a reward, recompense, or requital. He certainly earned it. It was very exciting. And hilarious.
This is the winner Sameer Mishra, in an earlier and soon to infamous, moment.
Little Miss kept asking why everyone was laughing. Well, uh, he mispronounced it. That’s all. Nothing to see, move along. I’ve got to get a drink of water. From the hose in the backyard.
There was one homeschooler, Tia Thomas, who made the final round made it all the way to the championship round. She was great and I was mostly rooting for her. I felt bad for her, because you could tell that she knew the word after the word that fouled her up. AUGH.
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After she was out in round ten, I was totally in Tia’s camp. She was very good and the video of her and her brothers was cute. But the kid who won, Sameer Mishra, he was great too. And he certainly gave us a Spelling Bee moment to remember.
UPDATE: For all you googlers out there, Sameer Mishra is not a homeschooler. According to the bio on the Spelling Bee page, he’s “13-year-old eighth grader at West Lafayette Junior/Senior High School.” He’s from West Layfayette, IN. That is all.