National Spelling Bee ends in tie for 1st Time Since '62
The Scripps National Spelling Bee ended in a tie last night for the first time in 52 years. The final competitors were Sriram Hathwar, an eight-grader from Painted Post N.Y., and Ansun Sujoe, a seventh-grader from Fort Worth, Texas. Their siblings helped them celebrated the first stared title since 1962 after they exhausted the word list. Words included 'stichomythia' and 'feuilleton.' The two competitors said they were happy to share the trophy.
By Jordan Moses
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