5-year-old Edith Fuller of Tulsa assigned number 290 in Scripps National Spelling Bee

Posted at 10:30 AM, Mar 24, 2017
and last updated 2017-03-24 11:42:23-04

Your number is 290, Edith Fuller.

The Scripps Green Country Regional Spelling Bee champion has been assigned her speller number for the Scripps National Spelling Bee in May. No doubt she knows how to spell two-hundred-ninety.

Edith beat out nearly 50 other students and spelled 37 words correctly to make history on March 4. The 5-year-old will become the youngest person ever to compete in the Scripps National Spelling Bee.


You'll be able to track Edith's journey during the spelling bee by following #speller290 on Twitter. Spelling Bee week begins on May 28.


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