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Is there anything young Zaila Avant-garde can't do?

The 14-year-old Harvey native won the Scripps National Spelling Bee on Thursday night, becoming Louisiana's first-ever event champion.

She won the event spelling 'murraya', jumping up and down in celebration as the confetti fell onto her in victory.

Avant-garde is a brilliant student and obviously a masterful speller. She had to conquer several tough words throughout the duration of the event to outlast the competition.

But she's also an accomplished athlete and is considered to be one of the top middle school basketball players in the state, as well, and holds 3 Guinness World Records.

In winning the Scripps National Spelling Bee, she became the first African American champion in the history of the annual event.

See her final word and celebration below.

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