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Spelling Bee finalist Sheridan Hennessy gets consolation prize and a shout-out from Lin-Manuel Miranda

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Spelling Bee finalist Sheridan Hennessy gets consolation prize and a shout-out from Lin-Manuel Miranda
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Spelling Bee crowned eight champions on May 30, 2019. In each event, participants are asked to spell a huge selection of words. Moreover, they usually vary from easy to difficult level.

Spelling Bee finalist Sheridan Hennessy gets consolation prize and a shout-out from Lin-Manuel Miranda

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The concept of the show was originated in the United States. Today, various spelling bee events and competition are being held in some parts of the countries. However, the contestants have to follow strict rules to win the event. They also win a cash prize of $50,000 and National Spelling Bee Trophy.

Eliminated participants in the spelling bee competition

Hennessy is a 12-year-old seventh-grade student from Walnut Hills. And Sebastian is a 13-year-old eighth-grade student. Both of them were lucky enough to make it through the final. However, they couldn’t make it to the final round. They got eliminated on the last day before the primetime round.

Despite losing Sheridan Hennessy got a consolation prize. Moreover, she got a shout out from Lin-Manuel Miranda. Lin is one of the biggest entertainment stars in the world. Furthermore, she expressed her love for Sheridan Hennessy.

Sheridan Hennessy in Spelling Bee

Sheridan Hennessy was doing well before the second finale round. However, she misspelt the word “terebinthinate.” The word “Tere” means resembling turpentine.

Sebastian Castilla Performance

Even Sebastian couldn’t make it after the third final round. However, he misspelt “koftgari,” replacing the “o” alphabet with an “a.”

The list for the other four eliminated contestants in Spelling Bee:

1. Tyler Turnpaugh comes from Edgewood, Kentucky.
2. Kolton Manuel comes from Morrow, Ohio.
3. Noah Paticoff comes from Loveland, Ohio.
4. Henry Campbell comes from Kentucky.

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