3 Connecticut students in 2019 Scripps National Spelling Bee


Three Connecticut students are headed to the Scripps National Spelling Bee next week!

7th grader Janelle Newell from Bridgeport heads to nationals as the Connecticut spelling bee champion. 

She’s joined by 8th grader Roderick Chittem of Bethel and 6th grader Charles Fennell of Bloomfield.

You can watch them compete next Monday on ESPN.


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