Sidharth Chand and Neetu Chandak were knocked out of the Spelling Bee 2009 finals.
Sidharth was felled by apodyterium while Neetu was stumped by derriengue.
* Speller No. 139, Sidharth Chand
Age, Grade: 13, Eighth Grade
School: Detroit Country Day School, Beverly Hills, Michigan
Sponsor: The Oakland Press, Pontiac, Michigan
* Speller No. 170, Neetu Chandak
Age, Grade: 13, Seventh Grade
School: Seneca Falls Middle School, Seneca Falls, New York
Sponsor: Finger Lakes Times, Geneva, New York