By Ben Nuckols Associated Press OXON HILL, Md. (AP) — For the first time in 52 years, two spellers were declared co-champions of the Scripps National Spelling Bee on May 29.
Thirteen of the last 17 Scripps National Spelling Bee winners, including eight in the last seven years, have been Indian Americans.
By Jason J. Cruz Northwest Asian Weekly Welcome to another edition of the Layup Drill. Remember when we had an NBA team? I wonder what it’s up to nowadays. Among this month’s subjects, we talk Pac-Man, ping pong, guns, a spelling bee champ, and Long Ding.
By Joseph White The Associated Press OXON HILL, Md. (AP) — The story of this spelling bee champion begins in the car, on the daily commute to kindergarten with her father at the wheel. “He’d ask me words that he saw on the signs, on billboards, and he’d ask me to spell them,” Snigdha Nandipati […]
Once again, an Indian-American was going to win the Scripps National Spelling Bee. It was just a matter of what word and what time on June 4.