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10:59 am
Mon June 3, 2013

Olathe 11-Year-Old Continues Family’s Spelling Dynasty In Washington, D.C.

Vanya Shivashankar, 11, of Olathe, Kan., competes at the 2013 Scripps National Spelling Bee in Washington, D.C.
Credit Mark Bowen / Scripps National Spelling Bee

Olathe’s own Vanya Shivashankar is returning from Washington, D.C. this week after competing at the annual Scripps National Spelling Bee, just a few years after her older sister Kavya took first prize at the competition.

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