Opinion Vanya Shivashankar, left, of Olathe, Kansas, and Gokul Venkatachalam of St. Louis lift the trophy after becoming co-champions of the 88th annual Scripps National Spelling Bee at National Harbor, Maryland May 28, 2015. MSNBC Newsweek, 3 weeks ago
Spelling champs & siblings too! - The Statesman, 3 weeks ago
Indian Kids Continue To Dominate US Spelling Bee - Weekly Voice, 3 weeks ago
The streak is as impressive as it is difficult to explain. In much the same way that Kenyan runners have owned the Boston Marathon, Indian American kids have placed a stranglehold on the Scripps National Spelling Bee, winning it now for seven years ...New Zealand Herald, 1 month ago Indian Americans dominate the National Spelling Bee. Why should they take abuse on social media for it? Washington Post, 1 month ago Spelling bee win streak's dismal side Washington Post, 1 month ago 'Perseverance Behind Indian Americans' Dominance Of National Spelling Bee' Silicon India, 1 month ago
With Vanya Shivashankar and Gokul Venkatchalam being announced co-champions of the 2015 Scripps National Spelling Bee, the riveting contest held annually in the US has become a backyard for Indian-American kids to display their prowess with letters and words.DNA, 1 month ago
This year, they didn't even wait till the end. Only one white kid left in the spelling bee, let's go buddy make America proud, went a tweet posted late Thursday evening. There were just three finalists left on the stage then — Vanya ...Hindustan Times, 1 month ago
Indian American Kids Tops Again At The Scripps National Spelling Bee Contest And We Are Proud Of Them!
Over the last few decades, Indian Americans, which are roughly around 1% of the population in the United States, are putting up formidable challenges to other competitors at the Scripps National Spelling Bee Contest . This time, they showed their ...India Online.in, 1 month ago
It was highly likely that an Indian-origin kid might win the title for the eighth year in succession, as 25 of 49 finalists are Indian-Americans. WASHINGTON: They are not alpha-nerds steeped only in words, their parents do not lock them up and starve them ...Economic Times, 1 month ago
25 Indian-Americans made it to semi-finals of Scripps National Spelling Bee Washington, May 28: Twenty five Indian-American children have been named among 49 semi-finalists of the prestigious annual Scripps National Spelling Bee, media... Oneindia ...NewsR.in, 1 month ago
Washington, May 28: Twenty five Indian-American children have been named among 49 semi-finalists of the prestigious annual Scripps National Spelling Bee, media reported on Thursday. Those selected would contest for top positions in the final of ...Oneindia, 1 month ago
children's domination of the prestigious Scripps National Spelling Bee could be put down to their perseverance, the competition's director has said while slamming the racist backlash against the winners of Indian-origin. Indian-American kids have placed a ...Business Standard, 1 month ago Why Indian-Americans dominate spelling bee Rediff.com, 1 month ago Indian-Americans dominate spelling bee due to perseverance Sahil Online, 1 month ago PIOs dominate spelling bee due to perseverance Millennium Post, 1 month ago
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As the annual spelling contest gets underway, organisers have for the first time tried to address an issue that has troubled some Americans: complete domination by Indian-Americans. Though not exactly sure about attributing it to any one factor, ...Hindustan Times, 1 month ago
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