14-Year-Old Indiana Boy Wins Spelling Bee

A 14-year-old Indiana boy mastered “autochthonous” to win the National Spelling Bee Thursday, outdueling 264 rivals, including one who fainted on stage but recovered to take second place. —Ben Feller14-Year-Old Indiana Boy Wins Spelling Bee (AP|MyWay)

Also worth noting: the comment about the environment at the bee (“[c]ourtesy reigns”), and the story of Ashkay Buddiga, who fainted, hopped up to spell his word correctly, was escourted off to rest, and eventually won second place.