March 13, 2014 | Volume 44, Number 10

Top speller stumped by 'dorcastry' at bee

The spelling of the word “dorcastry” tripped seventh-grader Tailer Olsson of Haines at the Alaska 2014 State Spelling Bee Feb. 28.

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Olsson, 13, was one of 149 school champions who squared off during the all-day event on the stage of the Alaska...