Vanya Shivashankar, 13, of Olathe, and Gokul Venkatachalam, 14, of suburban St. Louis, held high the championship trophy as co-champions after winning the finals of the Scripps National Spelling Bee Thursday night in Oxon Hill, Md.
Vanya Shivashankar, 13, of Olathe, and Gokul Venkatachalam, 14, of suburban St. Louis, held high the championship trophy as co-champions after winning the finals of the Scripps National Spelling Bee Thursday night in Oxon Hill, Md. Andrew Harnik The Associated press
Vanya Shivashankar, 13, of Olathe, and Gokul Venkatachalam, 14, of suburban St. Louis, held high the championship trophy as co-champions after winning the finals of the Scripps National Spelling Bee Thursday night in Oxon Hill, Md. Andrew Harnik The Associated press

Olathe’s Vanya Shivashankar wins spelling title, but she has to share it

May 28, 2015 9:53 PM