Indian Americans Lead the National Spelling Bee 2015
2015 Scripps Spelling Bee Winners:-
Just like the Past year this Year the crown of Scripps Spelling Bee champion shared by the two students Vanya Shivashankar Speller No. 90 and Gokul Venkatachalam speller no. 140. We had 10 champions in the last 14 contests of Indian or American/South Asian.
History of Spell Bee: –
In 1925 Nine newspaper Collaborated together and start a national level champion ship spelling quiz for students which is called spelling Bee but later in 1944 Scripps took over sponsorship of the National Spelling Bee. But there is no national Spelling Bee at the time of war.
This is not the first time when winners trophy share by two students in 1950, 1957, 1962 and 2014 trophy were also shared by two champions. In last 90 years spelling bee make 91 champions, 47 have been girls and 44 have been boys.
Last 15 year champions of Spelling Bee:-
|Year||Winner’s Name||Sponsor||Sponsor’s location|
|2000||George Thampy||St. Louis Post-Dispatch||St. Louis, Missouri|
|2001||Sean Conley||Aitkin Independent Age||Aitkin, Minnesota|
|2002||Pratyush Buddiga||Rocky Mountain News||Denver, Colorado|
|2003||Sai Gunturi||Dallas Morning News||Dallas, Texas|
|2004||David Tidmarsh||South Bend Tribune||South Bend, Indiana|
|2005||Anurag Kashyap||San Diego Union-Tribune||San Diego|
|2006||Kerry Close||Asbury Park PressHome News Tribune||Spring Lake, New Jersey|
|2007||Evan O’Dorney||Contra Costa Times||Walnut Creek, California|
|2008||Sameer Mishra||Journal & Courier||West Lafayette, Indiana|
|2009||Kavya Shivashankar||The Olathe News||Olathe, Kansas|
|2010||Anamika Veeramani||The Plain Dealer||Cleveland, Ohio|
|2011||Sukanya Roy||Times Leader||Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania|
|2012||Snigdha Nandipati||U-T San Diego||San Diego, CA|
|2013||Arvind Mahankali||New York Daily News||New York City|
|2014||Sriram J. Hathwa||Corning Rotary Club||Corning, New York|
|Ansun Sujoe||Texas Christian University||Fort Worth, Texas|
|2015||Gokul Venkatachalam||St. Louis Post-Dispatch||St. Louis, Missouri|
|Vanya Shivashankar||The Olathe News||Olathe, Kansas|
We had 10 champions in the last 14 contests of Indian American/South Asian descend. Because of this American Students feel little bit nervous or we can say offended.
So for more details you can visit the official website of spelling bee 2015:- spellingbee.com
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