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Charleston Daily Mail reporter Samuel Speciale will provide updates from the Scripps National Spelling Bee near Washington, D.C.

varunThe speller sponsored by the Gazette-Mail is Varun Kukkillaya, a John Adams Middle School 8th grader who is making a repeat appearance at the national bee. Go Varun!

Other West Virginia spellers include Andrew Gould, a sixth-grader from Weston, and Marleah Knight, an eighth-grader from Morgantown.

Varun will get most of the Daily Mail’s attention, but we’ll try to keep you updated on the other WV spellers as well.

Follow along below for updates:

Live Blog Live from the National Spelling Bee