Scripps National Spelling Bee (30 images)

Photos from the Scripps National Spelling Bee, May 30, 2012, in National Harbor, Maryland. UPI/Mike Theiler
Updated: June 1, 2012 at 11:18 AM
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Snigdha Nandipati of San Diego, California (L) lifts the championship trophy with the help of Scripps CEO Rich Boehne (R) as she wins the two-day Scripps National Spelling Bee championship, May 31, 2012, in National Harbor, Maryland. Nandipati successfully spelled the word * guetapens *, meaning to lure or ambush. UPI/Mike Theiler
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