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USA Today Calls UVM Professor “The Most Interesting Man at the National Spelling Bee”

Jacques Bailly, associate professor of classics, is featured in this USA Today snapshot for his popular role as the official pronouncer for the Scripps National Spelling Bee, a position he’s held since 2003 -- and a competition he won himself in 1980 at the age of 14. Read the story...