Youngest Scripps National Spelling Bee contestant eliminated

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Posted on May 30, 2012 at 11:19 PM

Updated Thursday, May 31 at 10:19 PM

(WHAS11) -- The youngest ever competitor in the Scripps National Spelling Bee got eliminated in the third round.

Lori Anne Madison misspelled "ingluvies," which means a craw or crop of birds.

Her scores combined with results from a written test were not enough to make the cut of 50 semifinalists.

Pikeville, Ky. sixth grader Emily Keaton was eliminated on Thursday in the semifinals. She made it to the final 50.

Snigdha Nandipati, 14, of San Diego, won the 85th Scripps National Spelling Bee on Thursday.
 

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