Sameer Mishra wins Scripps National Spelling Bee

June 9, 2008

Congratulations to West Lafayette resident Sameer Mishra, who, with the winning word of guerdon is the 2008 Scripps National Spelling Bee Champion.

A guerdon, for those of you who, like me, have no idea what it means, is a reward or prize, an accolade–which, to me, seems a pretty fitting word to win with.

This here You Tube clip starts with the numnah/numbnut bit that you may have already seen on the news and then highlights various words he spelled on his way to victory. Unfortunately the huge AP logo blocks the correct spelling of each word so let me assure you, he spells them all right.

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