After being named the winner of the Lifetime television show “Child Genius,” Vanya Shivashankar, 13, (center) celebrated with two of her friends, Sarah Peek (left) and Reagan Holmes, Tuesday, February 24, 2014 during a watch party for the final episode of the show at Granite City Food & Brewery in Olathe. Shivashankar, won $100,000 for college. All three girls are students at California Trail Middle School in Olathe.
After being named the winner of the Lifetime television show “Child Genius,” Vanya Shivashankar, 13, (center) celebrated with two of her friends, Sarah Peek (left) and Reagan Holmes, Tuesday, February 24, 2014 during a watch party for the final episode of the show at Granite City Food & Brewery in Olathe. Shivashankar, won $100,000 for college. All three girls are students at California Trail Middle School in Olathe. SUSAN PFANNMULLER Special to the Star
After being named the winner of the Lifetime television show “Child Genius,” Vanya Shivashankar, 13, (center) celebrated with two of her friends, Sarah Peek (left) and Reagan Holmes, Tuesday, February 24, 2014 during a watch party for the final episode of the show at Granite City Food & Brewery in Olathe. Shivashankar, won $100,000 for college. All three girls are students at California Trail Middle School in Olathe. SUSAN PFANNMULLER Special to the Star

Olathe’s Vanya Shivashankar wins Lifetime’s ‘Child Genius’ title

February 25, 2015 11:05 AM