This morning, Alyssa Walker of Youngsville, failed to spell the word Seoul correctly, and thus, she was eliminated from the competition in the Scripps National Spelling Bee.

Alyssa Walker, Spelling Bee Contestant
Photo courtesy of Scripps National Bee

She spelled the South Korean capital as S-A-H-O-U-L leading to her elimination in the tournament.

Three Louisiana contestants remain in the competition including:

  • Cal Alexander of Shreveport
  • Devika Dua of Ruston
  • Isaac Phillips of Ponchatoula

The two other spellers from Louisiana, Bre'Ann Washington of Monroe and Zalia Avant-garde of Harvey were also eliminated from the competition this morning.

The final round of competition is scheduled to be aired on ESPN tomorrow morning at 9 o'clock.

Competition continues with the final spellers going against one another tomorrow night.

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