Both Colorado Spellers Eliminated in Semi-finals
Colorado's two representatives in the Scripps National Spelling Bee were eliminated in the semi-finals yesterday.Himanvi Kopuri, a 12-year-old who starts eighth grade at Denver's Hamilton Middle School in the fall, misspelled "pancratiast". 14-year-old Eva Kitlen, who will start at Niwot High School this fall, misspelled "cabotinage". 13-year-old Arvind Mahankali of New York City was the winner of the National Spelling Bee. The Denver Post has more on this story.