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 (C) of San Diego, California is hugged by her grandfather Mallikarjunarao as her father Krishnarao (R) and mother Madhavi (R) joint in the celebration after Nandipati won 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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