3 Indian Kids Reach Spelling Bee 2012 Finals

Indian Kid Snigdha Nandipati is 2012 Bee Champion

Of the 20 Indian-Americans who participated in the 2012 Spelling Bee semifinals in Washington DC today, only three were left standing at the end.

The three desi kids who will vie for the top honors in the finals this evening are:

Stuti Mishra West Melbourne, FLStuti Mishra

Arvind Mahankali Bayside Hills, New YorkArvind Mahankali

Snigdha Nandipati San Diego CASnigdha Nandipati

The origins of Snigdha and Arvind can be traced to the South Indian state of Andhra Pradesh, the land of Hyderabad Dum Biryani and Mirchi Bajji.

Stuti’s roots are in the eastern Indian state of Kalinga aka Orissa.

In all, nine kids will duke it out for the Spelling Bee 2012 championship from 8PM-10PM tonight.

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