Watch a 6-year-old spell 'nyctinasty' at the National Spelling Bee

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Fuller, who is homeschooled by her parents, qualified for the bee in March at just five years old, the age of most kindergartners.

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The 10-year-old is among the youngest spellers at the national bee in Washington, D.C.

Propper, 13, of Warners, correctly spelled "capoeira" and "hospitality" on stage Wednesday, when all 291 regional spelling champs in the competition appeared on stage.

It's also Miller's third year to compete, but he won't make it to the finals Thursday because he didn't score high enough on a written test. The Oklahoma native recently turned 6 and is younger than any speller in the bee's history.

Macey Stancato, victor of The Vindicator's 84th Regional Spelling Bee, was eliminated Wednesday after incorrectly spelling the word "neurasthenic". "But after that, it was just a really cool experience to be able to be on the stage for after watching the Bee for so many years".

The bee is being held at the Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center in National Harbor, Maryland.

Una VanWynsberghe of Van Wert, Ohio, correctly spelled "regurgitant" on Wednesday morning during a preliminary round of the Scripps National Spelling Bee.

Local speller Xuan Tran's journey to the National Spelling Bee came to an end Wednesday night after she did not qualify for today's final round.

"I would say it's about a 40 to 50 percent chance", he said with a chuckle.

The final round of the competition will be on ESPN at 8:30 p.m. Thursday. The victor will get cash and prizes totaling more than $43,000.

All finalists still left standing Thursday evening will be given a tiebreaker written test with 12 words and 12 vocabulary questions.

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