Here's a closer look at youths who train relentlessly in pursuit of prize money and academic excellence.
Nihar and Dez are an inspiration to one another
Nihar Janga has an amazing day with the Dallas Cowboys.
Here's a look at the most recent champions and the word that clinched the title.
Katie picks her favorites
Tip Withers has the scoop on some of this year's favorites.
There are co-winners in 2015 with the final two words being scherenschnitte and nunatek.
The 15-year-old stole the show at the Scripps National Spelling Bee with his infectious enthusiasm.
Spelling Bee Winner's Name Is Spelled Wrong
A look at the past eight winners who collect a prize package of cash, savings bonds and scholarship money.