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Zaila Avant-garde

@Basketballasart

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๐Ÿ๐Ÿ† The 2021 Scripps National Spelling Bee CHAMPION. 3x GuinnessWorldRecordsTitleHolder #MentalMathemagician. #2xMiddleSchoolBasketballChamps C/o 2025

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Zaila Avant-garde
a year ago
๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ† 6th & 7th grade #Highlights. Wait 'till you see her now , โšก๏ธ๐Ÿ’จ๐Ÿคฏ#waayyybetter. Been working like usual. [For more extensive highlights check out her Instagram page: @basketballasart]. ๐Ÿ––๐Ÿ€
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Zaila Avant-garde
a day ago
#WhatAYear. Ran into these at the store earlier today โ€” ๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜…๐ŸŽ‰.
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Zaila Avant-garde
8 days ago
#Wow ๐Ÿ†. This is the BiGGest trophy that Iโ€™ve ever seen, lol. #BeyondAppreciative. โ€œLouisiana native and Scripps National Spelling Bee winner Zaila Avant-garde will be honored at an event during Bayou Classic weekend.โ€ See @wdsu for full story โ€” ๐Ÿ™๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ’ฏ
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Zaila Avant-garde
8 days ago
#GettingCrafty #ZailaAvantgarde โšก๏ธ๐Ÿ’จ๐Ÿ [w/ Coach Davin, ๐Ÿค๐Ÿ’ฏ].
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@BillieJeanKing
Billie Jean King
11 days ago
Zaila Avant-garde is the Scripps National Spelling Bee winner, an elite-level basketball player who has set multiple world records, & sheโ€™s read over 1,000 books. These are just a few of her talents. Congratulations on winning @SIKids SportsKid of the Year, @Basketballasart!
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SI KIDS
11 days ago
Zaila Avant-garde is the 2021 SportsKid of the Year! A dazzling dribbler, a spectacular speller and a scintillating scholar: @Basketballasart can do it all
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Zaila Avant-garde
11 days ago
๐Ÿ‘€๐Ÿ™Œ๐Ÿ’ฏ๐Ÿ’ช๐Ÿฟ. Thanks @Zionwilliamson
@Zionwilliamson
Zion Williamson
11 days ago
Congrats @Basketballasart , well deserved
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@WNBA
WNBA
11 days ago
โ€œYou have some pretty phenomenal skills out there on the basketball court, so we are all waiting for you to come steal our jobs.โ€ ๐ŸŽ‰ @S10Bird surprises @Basketballasart with the news that she is the SportsKid of the Year ๐Ÿ‘
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Sports Illustrated
11 days ago
โ€œI feel like winning Scripps has put me on a platform where I can now just be a person for people to look at and see, โ€˜If she can do it, sheโ€™s just a normal girl. Iโ€™m a normal girl too, I can do it.โ€™ โ€ @Basketballasart was ecstatic to be named SportsKid of the Year ๐Ÿ˜
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Zaila Avant-garde
11 days ago
#UnbridledHappiness, ๐Ÿฅบ. I tear-up every time that I see this pictureโ€ฆ
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@TIME
TIME
11 days ago
TIME's new cover: The best photos of 2021
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Zaila Avant-garde
11 days ago
๐Ÿคฏ๐Ÿคฏ๐Ÿคฉโ—๏ธโ—๏ธ
@SIKids
SI KIDS
11 days ago
Zaila Avant-garde is the 2021 SportsKid of the Year! A dazzling dribbler, a spectacular speller and a scintillating scholar: @Basketballasart can do it all
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@Gizmo2cent
Mr. SuperSunday
13 days ago
WHY I THOUGHT this was Zaila Avant-Garde the Spelling be Guinness world record holder?? I said "damn she curing diseases now"
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@MusialAwards
Musial Awards
14 days ago
A true extraordinaire, Zaila Avant-garde wows the crowd with her poise, passion and many talents. #MusialAwards
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Benjamin Hochman
14 days ago
Another inspirational night in St. Louis at the @MusialAwards! For tomorrowโ€™s newspaper tonight, hereโ€™s my column on award winner Zaila Avant-garde, who exudes personality and character, be it at the bee or with the basketball:
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Zaila Avant-garde
14 days ago
๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ, #DreamTeam. Zaila and her spelling coach @ColeShaferRay1 hanging out before tonightโ€™s @MusialAwards. A HUGE s/o to Cole for flying All the way out to St. Louis to support Zaila, ๐Ÿ™Œ๐Ÿ’ฏ.
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Zaila Avant-garde
15 days ago
#theFUTURES @SmithsonianAIB, ๐Ÿ™Œ๐Ÿ’ฏ.
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Zaila Avant-garde
18 days ago
๐Ÿ‘‹๐Ÿ™Œ, @WNBA
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WNBA
18 days ago
Ay, Happy #GWRDay to our fav young baller, @Basketballasart ๐Ÿคฉ who holds not one, but THREE Guinness World Records ๐Ÿ‘ This season, Zaila showed @_BonnBonn some of her MAD ๐Ÿ€ skills! ๐Ÿ“น @DallasWings
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Zaila Avant-garde
21 days ago
Humungous S/o to Vijaya and Snehaa, ๐Ÿ™Œ๐Ÿ’ฏ.
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Zaila Avant-garde
21 days ago
๐Ÿค”๐Ÿ #SoundOn. What if... There HAD been a Spell-off? Here's audio from one of Zaila's last training sessions before the bee. She's balancing speed and accuracy here -- but when absolute speed was the goal she could get into the low 40s [per 90 seconds]. #spelloff #spellingbee
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SXSW EDU
a month ago
We're buzzing with excitement! ๐Ÿ @ScrippsBee Champion Zaila Avant-garde (@Basketballasart) joins as #SXSWEDU Featured Speaker in conversation with the Beeโ€™s Executive Director, Dr. J. Michael Durnil. Explore exciting new featured speakers & sessions:
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