, Gloucester, MA



AP Richelle Zampella, 12, of Muskogee correctly spells “capricious” Wednesday during the second round of the Scripps National Spelling Bee in Oxon Hill, Md. Even after correctly spelling words in the second and third rounds, Muskogee’s Richelle Zampella did not make it to the Scripps National Spelling Bee semifinals. Richelle, a fifth-grader at Oklahoma School for the Blind, correctly spelled “trianon” in the third round, said OSB spelling bee coordinator Cindy Lumpkin. However, bee officials also consider scores in a preliminary computer round, which tests vocabulary as well as spelling, to decide the semifinalists, Lumpkin said. She said 41 contestants made the semifinal round.

NDN Video
Weird 'Wakudoki' Dance Launches Promotional Competition Two women barely avoid being hit by train Chris Pratt Adorably Surprises Kids at a 'Guardians of the Galaxy' Screening Chapter Two: Designing for Naomi Watts NOW TRENDING: Peyton Manning dancing at practice "The Bachelorette" Makes Her Decision Thieves pick the wrong gas station to rob Golden Sisters on '50 Shades' trailer: 'Look At That Chest!' Staten Island Man's Emotional Dunk Over NYPD Car - @TheBuzzeronFOX GMA: Dog passes out from excitment to see owner Baseball Hall of Famers Inducted 'Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1' Sneak Peek Florida Keys Webcam Captures Turtles Hatching Morgan Freeman Sucks Down Helium on 'Tonight Show' Robin Wright Can Dance! (WATCH) She's Back! See Paris Hilton's New Carl's Jr. Ad Big Weekend For Atlanta Braves In Cooperstown - @TheBuzzeronFox Chapter Two: Becoming a first-time director What's Got Jack Black Freaking Out at Comic-Con? Doctors Remove 232 Teeth From Teen's Mouth