Nevada State Spelling Bee champion Mischa Abad’s first place trophy at her Henderson home on Thursday, March 29, 2018. Patrick Connolly Las Vegas Review-Journal @PConnPie
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When Mischa Abad heard the word, she was pretty confident.
She just wasn’t sure whether the word ended with “et” or “ette” based on the pronunciation. So she asked the origin. It was a French word.
Knowing that, the 11-year-old fifth-grader spelled “palmette” to win the Nevada State Spelling Bee, held March 17 at Bishop Gorman...Read More