Long Islanders compete at spelling bee

Danish Farooq, from Babylon Junior Senior High School,
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Danish Farooq, from Babylon Junior Senior High School, is stumped on a word during the "final spell down" in the third Hofstra Long Island Regional Scripps Spelling Bee on Feb. 9, 2014. (Credit: Steve Pfost)

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More than 100 students, from fourth to eighth grade, competed Sunday morning at the third annual Hofstra Long Island Regional Scripps Spelling Bee.

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