East Setauket middle schooler wins LI spelling bee at Hofstra
Galleries2013 Hofstra Long Island Regional Spelling Bee Long Islanders competing at the National Spelling Bee Spelling Bee 2012
Isabelle Scott stood at the microphone on stage with her eyes closed. Her right hand was drawn inward, flattened, with the palm up. Her left hand held an imaginary writing tool that she used to "scribble" the word onto her right palm.
Then, she spelled "abatement" -- the word that clinched the victory for the 13-year-old Sunday at the second Hofstra Long Island Regional Scripps Spelling Bee....