In honor of the Scripps National Spelling Bee finals (happening tonight!), we recruited 11-year-old Khalil Daley — a 5th grader at the Brooklyn Scholars Charter School, who won the spelling bee locals for his school — to challenge Fusion staffers in a spell-off. Spoiler alert: The kid can spell.
Produced by Mona Panchal
Camera by Diana Oliva Cave
Editing by T.J. Misny
Special thanks to Khalil Daley, Crystal Bobbitt-Daley and Venesia Heyward