Six-year-old Lori Anne Madison of Woodbridge, Virginia, speaks as Spelling Bee Director Paige Kimble looks on during a news conference at the 84th annual Scripps National Spelling Bee competition May 31, 2012 at the Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center in National Harbor, Maryland. Madison was the youngest competitor in the history of the Bee. She was eliminated in round 3 after she misspelled the word ‘ingluvies’ the day before.
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