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The SpellPundit has been all over the news in the past year! This is what major newspapers have said about SpellPundit:

https://www.nytimes.com/2019/05/31/us/spellpundit-scripps-spelling-bee.html

https://economictimes.indiatimes.com/small-biz/startups/features/meet-the-indian-american-siblings-whose-startup-is-honing-winners-in-spelling-bee/articleshow/69804723.cms

https://www.theatlantic.com/entertainment/archive/2019/05/scripps-spelling-bee-wasnt-ready-octochamps/590749/

https://www.cnbctv18.com/buzz/meet-spellpundit-guru-to-six-of-the-eight-national-spelling-bee-co-champions-3613511.htm

https://epaper.timesgroup.com/olive/ODN/TimesOfIndia/shared/ShowArticle.aspx?doc=TOIDEL%2F2019%2F06%2F02&entity=Ar02001&sk=A0CFD26F&mode=text

https://www.chron.com/neighborhood/spring/news/article/Spring-teens-website-takes-off-in-competitive-13998400.php

 

 

 

 

WishWin Spelling Bee Results

WishWin Spelling Bee Results

The WishWin Spellathon 2019 sponsored by SpelPundit was held at The University of Texas at Dallas on Dec 7th. The event was filled with many enthusiastic spellers. Both young and senior spellers had a chance to interact with Scripps National Spelling Bee champion (2018) and co-champions (2019), Karthik Nemmani, Sohum Sukhatankar, and Rohan Raja!

Here is the list of top spellers of Senior and Junior spelling bee category:

Senior Spellathon Winners:

Champion: Michael Kolagani (Austin, TX)
1st Runner-up: Vivinsha Veduru (Keller, TX)
2nd Runner-up: Shijay Sivakumar (Midland, TX)

Junior Spellathon Winners:

Champion: Arnesh Jayaram (Allen, TX)
1st Runner-up: Anirudh Kidambi (Frisco, TX)
2nd Runner-up: Siyonamithra Kandala (San Antonio, TX)
4th Place: Darsheel Paila (Dallas, TX)

The top spellers received gift vouchers of $500, $300, and $200 from SpellPundit!

Kudos to the entire team of WishWin for organizing such a great event for good cause!

WishWin is a Non-Profit Organization. WishWin’s mission is to promote academic excellence through contests, and also help underprivileged children.

SpellPundit Featured in Article by Newsy

SpellPundit Featured in Article by Newsy

SpellPundit was recently featured in a video article by Newsy. In this article, we discuss the creation of SpellPundit, our philanthropic partnership with North South Foundation, and this year’s historic outcome at the National Spelling Bee.

Check it out here.

6 OUT OF 8 NATIONAL SPELLING BEE CO-CHAMPS USED SPELLPUNDIT RESOURCES

6 OUT OF 8 NATIONAL SPELLING BEE CO-CHAMPS USED SPELLPUNDIT RESOURCES

History was made today! A record EIGHT co-champions emerged in the Scripps National Spelling Bee.

Six of the eight co-champions used SpellPundit resources to challenge the dictionary and achieve victory.

No 5. Rishik Gandhasri
No. 427 Christopher Serrao
No. 354 Sohum Sukhatankar
No. 462 Rohan Raja
No. 132 Saketh Sundar
No. 307 Shruthika Padhy

 

Congratulations to all of these spellers! We at SpellPundit are tremendously excited about their victory!

13 Out of 16 National Spelling Bee Finalists Used SpellPundit Resources

13 Out of 16 National Spelling Bee Finalists Used SpellPundit Resources

After many grueling rounds this morning, 16 finalists advanced to the evening final rounds of the Scripps National Spelling Bee.

Out of these 16 finalists, 13 (listed in the graphic) have used SpellPundit’s resources to prepare for the national spelling bee.

Good luck to all of these spellers tonight, and may the best speller win!

SpellPundit Student Wins the Houston Public Media Spelling Bee

SpellPundit Student Wins the Houston Public Media Spelling Bee

Congratulations to the Houston Public Media Spelling Bee champion Aanvi Manda and runner up Sankalp Gautam! We wish them all the best at the Scripps National Spelling Bee!

Aanvi is a SpellPundit student and at 9 years old, she is also the youngest-ever champion of the Houston Public Media Spelling Bee!

Aanvi Manda, 2019 Houston Public Media Spelling Bee Champion

Sankalp Gautam, 2019 Houston Public Media Spelling Bee Runner Up