Hearst Media Services Regional Spelling Bee draws criticism from Bridgeport family

Abram Goda, last year's winner, says the final

Abram Goda, last year's winner, says the final rounds of this year's spelling bee were full of missteps, mispronounced words and confusion. (March 28, 2014 10:23 PM)

A Bridgeport family is challenging the results of a spelling bee they say was riddled with problems.

The Goda family says nothing was fair at the Hearst Media Services Regional Spelling Bee last week at Western Connecticut State University in Danbury. 

According to the family, things worsened when judges ran out of words and turned to the dictionary for backup. 

Abram...

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