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Queens whiz Arvind Mahankali places third at Scripps National Spelling Bee for 2nd straight year
Queens whiz Arvind Mahankali places third at Scripps National Spelling Bee for 2nd straight year
Education & Kids Billy Rennison 6/01/2012 at 9:58AM

Queens whiz Arvind Mahankali will never forget how to spell “schwannoma.” For the second straight year, Mahankali placed third at the Scripps National Spelling Bee after misspelling the word s-c-h-v-o-n-o-m-a and hearing the dreaded ding of elimination. Mahankali came in ninth in 2010. For his┬áspellbinding┬árun, Mahankali won $7,500. The 12-year-old wordsmith advanced to the national [...]