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