CRAZY COOL GROOVY CONGRATULATIONS to 14-year-old McKinney, TX native KARTHIK NEMMANI for on yesterday, May 31, outlasting the competition and winning the 2018 SCRIPPS NATIONAL SPELLING BEE CHAMPIONSHIP!!!
KARTHIK HEMMANI is the 14th consecutive INDIAN AMERICAN to win the national; competition.
For his victory, he bring home more than $40,000 in cash, prizes, and, scholarships.
NYDN reports all top three finishers are from the DALLAS area, 1. KARTHIK; age 14, 2.NAYSA MODI; age 12, and, 3. ABHIJAY KODALI; age 11.