The Top Winning Words; A Century of Spelling Bees

Janice Tovey
2 min readDec 28, 2021

Past to present

A trophy showing the winner of a contest. The winner of a spelling bee.
Photo by Giorgio Trovato on Unsplash

Spellers have gotten better and words have gotten more difficult. The skills of modern day students have expanded. The contestants in competitions today are the “best of the best.” The words that they are asked to spell in The National Finals are very challenging to say the least!

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Janice Tovey

My passion is writing. I also love reading, teaching, animals, nature, music, and humor. I am curious about everything and enjoy writing about all things.