Sriram Jagadeesh Hathwar of Painted Post, N.Y., reacts after he spells a word in the semifinals of the 2011 Scripps National Spelling Bee contest. (By Larry Downing/Reuters)

If you can’t wait that long, The Post’s Buzz blog has updates from the scene as the drama unfolds, and Robert Samuels is live tweeting from the event.

May the best speller win! And may they all retain their cool as much as this young man did in 2008: