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Meet the Indian origin, 13-year-old spelling bee veteran who offers a master class in composure

Updated : May 30, 2019 11:52 AM IST

Shruthika, a 13-year-old from Cherry Hill, New Jersey, has finished in the top 10 each of the past two years at Scripps.
Shruthika has been pretending to write on her hand since she started competing in bees at age 6.
There are concerns among current and former spellers that too many kids are showing up at nationals just because their families are able to afford the $1,500 entry fee, plus travel, lodging and expenses.
Meet the Indian origin, 13-year-old spelling bee veteran who offers a master class in composure
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