79
      Tuesday
      86 / 66
      Wednesday
      89 / 68
      Thursday
      85 / 64

      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, ??organzine??, correctly Thursday.

      Dylan O??Connor, from Watertown, also spelled his word, ??supernaculum??, correctly.

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