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Anamika Veeramani – Wins Scripps National Spelling Bee 2010

Anamika Veeramani was declared the winner of 83rd Scripps National Spelling Bee which was held from June 2, 2010 to June 4, 2010 at Grand Hyatt Hotel, Washington D.C. There was totally 274 spellers who participated in the competition. The youngest contestant was 8-year-old Vanya Shivashankar, the sister of 2009 winner Kavya Shivashankar.Stromuhr was her winning word.
Anamika when asked what was her ambition she told that she wants to study at Harvard and become a cardiovascular surgeon,and also she said she wants to write books for high school.She had played the violin for six years and is a member of her school orchestra.The championship carries a cash prize of $30,000, a $2,500 savings bond, and $2,700 in reference books from Encyclopedia Britannica.