He couldn't spell "eremacausis," but Samir Patel, the Texas home scholar, remains popular given the ink he garnered in this latest report, as well as the comments the announcers ("fan favorite") were making about him.
Online gamblers are interested in this bee's outcome.
Only one home scholar - Jonathan Horton of Arizona - is among the thirteen that remain for tonight's grand finale. He is a character!
Update: Rats. Jonathan is eliminated, Round 10. But ABC showed a segment about him at the beginning of the show/contest.
Ursprache: The poised Kerry Close, of New Jersey, wins it. This was her fifth time in Dee Cee.