Thursday, 30 May 2013

Arvind Mahankali Wins National Spelling Bee

Posted by Siva Kumar Ari
Arvind Mahankali from New York has scripted history by winning the Scripps National Spelling Bee for the year 2013, becoming the sixth Indian-American to win the title in a row.
“The words were extremely hard. It means that I am retiring in a good mood,” Arvind said after winning the prestigious national championship.
Arvind Mahankali 
This is the sixth consecutive year that an Indian-American has won the tournament, which was watched live by millions of people in the United States.
A grade eight student, Arvind, 13, loves maths and science and plans to pursue a career as a physicist.
Arvind had finished ninth in 2010 and third place in both 2011 and 2012.

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