National Spelling Bee

  • 2011
  • TV Show
  • TV-PG

The championship rounds of the 2011 event outside of Washington, D.C. The competition began with 275 spellers aged 8 to 15. Pennsylvania's Sukanya Roy prevailed after spelling "cymotrichous."

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Sukanya Roy

Scripps Spelling Bee Champ Sets Her Sights on Jeopardy!

The third time proved to be the charm for Sukanya Roy, the 14-year-old eighth-grader from South Abington Township, Pa., who won the 84th Scripps National Spelling Bee Thursday. Her winning word? Cymotrichous, which means wavy hair. "It felt amazing!… Read more

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  • Premiered: June 2, 2011
  • Rating: TV-PG
  • Premise: The championship rounds of the 2011 event outside of Washington, D.C. The competition began with 275 spellers aged 8 to 15. Pennsylvania's Sukanya Roy prevailed after spelling "cymotrichous."

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