6-Year-Old Genius Ends Spelling Bee Reign, Stumbles on 'Ingluvies'

Lori Anne Madison, the 6-year-old baby genius who made history as the youngest contestant ever to be made eligible for the Scripps National Spelling Bee, was eliminated from the competition yesterday (just shy of the semifinals round) after misspelling the word ingluvies. » 5/31/12 11:10am 5/31/12 11:10am

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

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 10:50am 5/29/12 10:50am

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

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 contestant… » 3/13/12 11:55pm 3/13/12 11:55pm