Scripps National Spelling Bee: News

Nine of 11 US Spelling Bee 2021 finalists are Indian-Americans

Nine of the 11 finalists for this year's US Spelling Bee contest are Indian-Americans, reflecting the dominance young kids from the small ethnic community have had on this prestigious and high-pressure endurance test for over a decade now.

01 Jun 2018

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Indian-American teen wins Scripps Spelling Bee for 11th straight year

Continuing with the overwhelming dominance of Indian-Americans in the prestigious Scripps National Spelling Bee, Karthik Nemmani, a 14-year-old Indian-American, today won the contest, becoming the 14th champion from the community in 11 consecutive years.

09 Mar 2017


Mumbai student in race for Spell Bee finals

Three months ago, Classmate and Radio Mirchi launched Classmate Spell Bee, Season 9.