Here is the champion of the senior spelling category, Vayun Krishna from Sunnyvale, CA! Vayun won the WishWin – SpellPundit National Senior Online Spellathon, which was held in September 2020. Great job, Vayun!
About 170 spellers from 5th through 8th grade participated in the preliminary written tests comprising of 25 spelling and 25 vocabulary questions. Vayun was one of 104 spellers to qualify to the semifinals based on his written test score, and he was one of the top 4 spellers in his semifinals group to advance to the Grand Finals. Vayun lasted many grueling rounds to claim the championship.
Vayun has been a SpellPundit student for the last 3 years. The SpellPundit team wishes Vayun all the very best for the 2021 spelling bee season and the last year of his spelling bee career!
Harini Logan is feeling accomplished with the trophies! Harini is a seventh grader from San Antonio, TX. She was a runner-up in both the SpellPundit and WishWin – SpellPundit National Online Spelling Bees that were held in May and September 2020. Harini has been a SpellPundit student for the last 3 years and has been studying incessantly for spelling bees since then. The SpellPundit team wishes her more accomplishments in the upcoming spelling season!
Akshita Balaji from Herndon, VA is feeling content with the trophy! Akshita tied for the 3rd place in the WishWin – SpellPundit Senior Spellathon held in September 2020. She likes the efficient and reliable preparation of SpellPundit resources. Akshita is preparing hard to give her best shot during the final year of her spelling career. The SpellPundit team is very proud of Akshita and is cheering for her success in future bees!
Here is the champion, Faizan Zaki from Allen, TX. Faizan won the WishWin – SpellPundit National Junior Online Spellathon, which was held in September 2020. Way to go, Faizan!
To win the championship, Faizan outlasted 145 other spellers in the Junior Spellathon. He was one of 100 spellers to qualify to the semifinals based on his written test score. Then Faizan was the one of the top 4 spellers in his semifinals group, which selected him for the Grand Finals. After many nail biting rounds, Faizan was declared champion. It was amazing to see how he tackled the words to withstand the competition!
Ananya Rao Prasanna from Omaha, NE is looking smart with the trophy! Ananya was the runner-up of the WishWin – SpellPundit National Junior Online Spelling Bee competition, which was held in September 2020. Ananya confidently spelled many difficult words and gave a tough competition to the champion. The SpellPundit team wishes Ananya many more achievements ahead!
Nidhi Achanta from Newcastle, WA is feeling happy with the trophy. Nidhi tied for the second place in the SpellPundit National Online Spelling Bee held in May 2020. After Nidhi aged out of spelling bees, she is diligently spending her free time practicing for the Indian dance solo performance (Arangetram) next summer. The SpellPundit team wishes Nidhi all the best in her future endeavors!
Brihasa Veduru is feeling confident with her trophy! Brihasa is a 3rd grader from Keller, TX. She was the second runner-up in the WishWin – SpellPundit junior spelling bee competition which was held in September 2020. The SpellPundit team wishes Brihasa many more achievements in her spelling bee journey!
Jayden Lee from San Ramon, CA is proudly holding the trophy. Jayden tied for the 3rd place in the WishWin – SpellPundit Senior Spellathon held in September 2020. The SpellPundit team wishes Jayden all the good luck in the upcoming spelling bee season!
Congratulations to all the spellers who participated in the WishWin – SpellPundit Senior Spellathon Semifinals Groups A, B, C, and D. You all worked very hard to come this far. We are very proud of you all!
Here are the names of the Grand Finalists from each group:
We wish all the finalists good luck tomorrow (27th September)!
Please don’t forget to tune in to SpellPundit’s Facebook page to watch the live stream of the Senior Spellathon Grand Finals at 4 PM PT/6 PM CT/7 PM ET.