Indian Wins Spelling Bee, Again; Telugu Gal Snigdha Nandipati is 2012 Bee Champion

Snigdha Nandipati won the 2012 Spelling Bee Championship at the Gaylord Hotel in Washington DC this evening. The winning word was GUETAPENS. Snigdha Nandipati Age 14, 8th grade School: Francis Parker School Hometown: San Diego, California At the end, the battle was between the three Indian kids Snigdha Nandipati, Arvind Mahankali and Stuti Mishra. Then […]

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 Arvind Mahankali Snigdha Nandipati […]

2012 Spelling Bee – 45 Desi Kids in Race

Indian Kid Snigdha Nandipati is 2012 Bee Champion I counted 45 Indian kids from the 278 shortlisted contestants for the 2012 Scripps Spelling Bee Competition. Of the 45 desis, 23 are girls and the rest boys. The youngest Indian kid is eight-year-old Ashrita Vadlapatla from North Carolina. Ashrita can trace her roots to the great […]