Vanya Shivashankar, a 13-year-old student at California Trail Middle School in Olathe, watched the final episode of the Lifetime television show “Child Genius” in February. She is demonstrating her tenacity this week by returning to the national spelling bee.
Vanya Shivashankar, a 13-year-old student at California Trail Middle School in Olathe, watched the final episode of the Lifetime television show “Child Genius” in February. She is demonstrating her tenacity this week by returning to the national spelling bee. SUSAN PFANNMULLER Special to the Star
Vanya Shivashankar, a 13-year-old student at California Trail Middle School in Olathe, watched the final episode of the Lifetime television show “Child Genius” in February. She is demonstrating her tenacity this week by returning to the national spelling bee. SUSAN PFANNMULLER Special to the Star

Olathe speller epitomizes a four-letter word more of us need to focus on

May 26, 2015 06:26 PM