Scripps National Spelling Bee
V-I-C-T-O-R-Y. That’s what one proficient speller tasted during the 90th Scripps National Spelling Bee on June 1. Ananya Vinay won the 2017 event, the first sole champion to claim the prize in three years! Here’s five things to know about her.
At just 5 years old, Edith Fuller made history after she out-spelled dozens of older competitors to win a regional bee! The little cutie is now set to travel to Washington D.C. to compete in Scripps National Spelling Bee, making her the youngest ever to join the competition — how amazing is that?
Nihar Janga and Jairam Hathwar spelled their way to v-i-c-t-o-r-y, dominating the 89th National Spelling Bee to become co-champions on May 26. As these two enjoy their success, here are 5 things to know about these vocabulary marvels.
Nihar Janga, 11, and Jairam Hathwar, 13, must have graduated from Hogwarts because they’re absolute experts at spelling! These two kids blasted through the 89th Annual Scripps National Spelling Bee, beating 282 others to become co-champions. As they celebrate their spelling slayage, get to know more about these two champs.
So exciting! Two Spelling Bee champions have been crowned for 2016, and their names are Nihar Janga and Jairam Hathwar. Congrats on beating 282 other contestants with your smarts!
Nihar Janga, 11, of Austin, Texas, and Jairam Hathwar, 13, of Corning, New York, have been declared the winners of the 89th Annual Scripps National Spelling Bee that took place on Thursday, May 26. After two days of spelling challenges and written tests, we finally know who are the best spellers in all of the land. So cool!
It’s a tie — again! After three days of intense competition, Vanya Shivashankar and Gokul Venkatachalam tied as champions of the Scripps National Spelling Bee on May 28. Congrats to Vanya and Gokul!
Vanya Shivashakar, 13, and Gokul Venkatachalam, 14, are your 2015 Scripps National Spelling Bee C-H-A-M-P-S! For the second year in a row, the National Spelling Bee ended in a tie. Vanya and Gokul defeated 283 spellers over three days in order to be the last two standing on the stage in National Harbor, Maryland on May 28. Find out their winning words!
Congrats to Ansun Sujoe and Sriram Hathwar! For the first time in more than 50 years, not one, but TWO young spellers were crowned co-champions of the Scripps National Spelling Bee.
It’s a tie! Texan Ansun Sujoe, 13, and New Yorker Sriram Hathwar, 14, spelled themselves into a “tie” title at the Scripps National Spelling Bee in National Harbor, Md. on May 29. After both teens whizzed through five rounds without misspelling a single word, officials declared two champions for first time since 1962.
Can you spell ‘Knaidel’? Arvind can! Here are FIVE things you should know about the child spelling genius!
On May 30, 13-year-old Arvind Mahankali became the first New York teenager in 16 years to win the Scripps National Spelling Bee when he correctly spelled “knaidel.” Good for you Arvind! When he won, Arvind did his signature gesture, and you will never guess what it is!