Akshra Paimagam, 12, a sixth-grader at Randolph Middle School in Charlotte, correctly spells “nephelognosy” in round three – one of the preliminary rounds – of the 2015 Scripps National Spelling Bee being at the Gaylord National Resort and Conference Center in National Harbor, Maryland, on May 27, 2015.
Akshra Paimagam, 12, a sixth-grader at Randolph Middle School in Charlotte, correctly spells “nephelognosy” in round three – one of the preliminary rounds – of the 2015 Scripps National Spelling Bee being at the Gaylord National Resort and Conference Center in National Harbor, Maryland, on May 27, 2015. Allison Shelley McClatchy
Akshra Paimagam, 12, a sixth-grader at Randolph Middle School in Charlotte, correctly spells “nephelognosy” in round three – one of the preliminary rounds – of the 2015 Scripps National Spelling Bee being at the Gaylord National Resort and Conference Center in National Harbor, Maryland, on May 27, 2015. Allison Shelley McClatchy

Charlotte’s Akshra Paimagam advances at spelling bee

May 27, 2015 07:45 PM