6-Year-Old Girl Preps for Scripps Spelling Bee Debut as Youngest Contestant Ever

At only six-years-old, Virginia girl Lori Anne Madison has become the youngest person to qualify for the Scripps National Spelling Bee in its entire 87-year history. Madison began reading at the age of two and has been taught at home by her professor mother since being told that she was too "advanced to attend" her… »5/29/12 10:50am5/29/12 10:50am

Girl Genius: Meet the Amazing 6-Year-Old Who's Headed to National Spelling Bee

What were you doing when you were six? Learning to spell words like "train" and "family"? Well, can you spell "underachiever"? You can if you're Lori Anne Madison, a six-year-old from Woodbridge, Virginia who is on her way to the Scripps-Howard National Spelling Bee. Madison, who is believed to be the youngest… »3/13/12 11:55pm3/13/12 11:55pm