HENRICO COUNTY, Va. (WRIC) — A Henrico County middle school student is going to the Scripps National Spelling Bee for the fourth consecutive year.
Tejas Muthusamy qualified for the event by winning the Richmond Times-Dispatch regional Spelling Bee held Saturday.
He won by spelling the word “florilegium” which is a word referring to a volume of writings in the competition’s 14th round.
Muthusamy is now an 8th grader at Moody Middle School.
This will be his final year of eligibility for the national event.