Akshra Paimagam, 12, a Randolph Middle sixth-grader, hoists her trophy Monday after winning the 2015 Charlotte Observer Spelling Bee. She will compete in the 90th Scripps National Spelling Bee in May. Paimagam also won a Webster’s Third New International Dictionary and the Samuel Louis Sugarman award certificate for a 2015 United States Mint Proof Set.
Akshra Paimagam, 12, a Randolph Middle sixth-grader, hoists her trophy Monday after winning the 2015 Charlotte Observer Spelling Bee. She will compete in the 90th Scripps National Spelling Bee in May. Paimagam also won a Webster’s Third New International Dictionary and the Samuel Louis Sugarman award certificate for a 2015 United States Mint Proof Set. T. Ortega Gaines ogaines@charlotteobserver.com
Akshra Paimagam, 12, a Randolph Middle sixth-grader, hoists her trophy Monday after winning the 2015 Charlotte Observer Spelling Bee. She will compete in the 90th Scripps National Spelling Bee in May. Paimagam also won a Webster’s Third New International Dictionary and the Samuel Louis Sugarman award certificate for a 2015 United States Mint Proof Set. T. Ortega Gaines ogaines@charlotteobserver.com

2nd effort secures win in Observer Spelling Bee

February 23, 2015 03:28 PM