Vanya Shivashankar (left), 13, of Olathe, and Gokul Venkatachalam, 14, of St. Louis, held up the trophy as co-champions after winning the finals of the Scripps National Spelling Bee on May 28, 2015, in Oxon Hill, Md.
Vanya Shivashankar (left), 13, of Olathe, and Gokul Venkatachalam, 14, of St. Louis, held up the trophy as co-champions after winning the finals of the Scripps National Spelling Bee on May 28, 2015, in Oxon Hill, Md. Andrew Harnik The Associated Press
Vanya Shivashankar (left), 13, of Olathe, and Gokul Venkatachalam, 14, of St. Louis, held up the trophy as co-champions after winning the finals of the Scripps National Spelling Bee on May 28, 2015, in Oxon Hill, Md. Andrew Harnik The Associated Press

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