ખુબ ખુબ અભિનન્દન, કાવ્ય!
Kavya Shivashankar a 13 year old girl from Kansas won the National Spelling Bee.
She outlasted 11 finalists Thursday night to win the Scripps National Spelling Bee, taking home more than $40,000 in cash and prizes and, of course, the huge champion’s trophy.
The winning word was “Laodicean” which means lukewarm or indifferent in religion or politics.
Second place went to 12 year old Tim Ruiter of Centreville, Va.
Aishwarya Pastapur, 13, from Springfield, Illinois, was third.
A great matter of pride for Indian-Americans! Congratulations Kavya!