National spelling bee champion Zaila Avant-garde named Sports Illustrated SportsKid of the year

Louisiana

BATON ROUGE, La (BRPROUD)- National Spelling Bee champion Zaila Avant-garde has been named Sports Illustrated SportsKid of the year!

Avant-garde, native of Louisiana, is described as a “dazzling dribbler, a spectacular speller, and a scintillating scholar who can do it all.”

Avant-garde was named the Scripps National Spelling Bee champion in July 2021.

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