2012 Spelling Bee champ wins with 'guetapens' (+video)


Snigdha Nandipati won almost $40000 in prize and scholarship money when she was crowned champion of the Scripps National Spelling Bee, and the 14-year-old says she thinks she'll save it for college. That's good news for Snigdha's father, Krishnarao,

Snigdha Nandipati won almost $40000 in prize and scholarship money when she was crowned champion of the Scripps National Spelling Bee, and the 14-year-old says she thinks she'll save it for college. That's good news for Snigdha's father, Krishnarao,

Snigdha Nandipati won almost $40000 in prize and scholarship money when she was crowned champion of the Scripps National Spelling Bee, and the 14-year-old says she thinks she'll save it for college. That's good news for Snigdha's father, Krishnarao,

Snigdha Nandipati won almost $40000 in prize and scholarship money when she was crowned champion of the Scripps National Spelling Bee, and the 14-year-old says she thinks she'll save it for college. That's good news for Snigdha's father, Krishnarao,

By BEN NUCKOLS AP OXON HILL, Md. — The most experienced speller remaining in the National Spelling Bee breezed through most of two semifinal rounds with his usual confidence. But with one word separating him from his first time in the finals,

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