A 14 years old Indian American girl Harini Logan won the Scripps National Spelling Bee competition 2022 title. She won the title by defeating 234 other spellers and by correctly spelling 22 words within the 90 seconds off. While Vikram Raju won the second position in the competition by correctly spelling 15 words out of 19. Vikram Raju is also an Indian origin student who studied in grade 7.
This year, the 2022 Scripps National Spelling Bee took place at the Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center in National Harbor, Maryland. This year is the first time the spell-off has been used since it began. The two spellers each had 90 seconds to spell as many words as they can spell from a predetermined list of words. Harini Logan correctly spelt 22 words out of 26 words and earned the coveted champion title. This was Harini Logan's fourth time participating in the Scripps National Spelling Bee. Earlier Harini placed 31st in 2021, in 2019 she placed 30th and 323rd in 2018.
The National Spelling Bee began in 1925 and the purpose is to assist students to improve their spelling and increase their vocabulary, learning concepts and developing correct English usage which will help all of them in their lives. The Scripps National Spelling Bee competition is run on a not-for-profit basis by The E.W. Scripps Company and its headquarters is in Cincinnati, Ohio.
The Scripps National Spelling Bee is an annual spelling contest held in the United States. It is a competition during which participants are asked to spell a broad selection of words with different levels of difficulty. Students from all over the world can participate. Every year, students from all walks of life have the chance to participate in the Scripps National Spelling Bee contest. A student who is eligible to participate in Scripps National Spelling Bee must be in grades one through nine.
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