Summerville student in national spelling bee (updated)

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Update May 27: Gamble has been knocked out in round three after failing to spell "tinnitus." He spelled it "tenitis."

First reporting:

Sixth grade Pinewood Prep student Ben Gamble, remains a contender in the Scripps National Spelling Bee taking place in Washington, D.C.

GambleThe contest continues on Thursday, May 28, with 50 top spellers advancing to the semi-finals. For more on the bee, check out the article at The Post and Courier.

You can keep up with Gamble's progress through the competition over here.

Let's just hope he has the word "dachshund" down this time, too.