Alaina Kenny spells first word correctly in semifinals of the National Spelling Bee

Alaina Kenny

Alaina Kenny continues to make Syracuse and Central New York proud as she moves on in the National Spelling Bee.

Alaina spelled her first word of the semifinals, â??organzineâ??, correctly Thursday.

Dylan Oâ??Connor, from Watertown, also spelled his word, â??supernaculumâ??, correctly.

The two will continue on their quest to win the National Spelling Bee in a second semifinal round Thursday.