Performance of the Week

Performance of the Week Jun. 9, 2003

After his last opponent stumbled on gnathonic (definition: fawning), SAI GUNTURI correctly spelled rhathymia (light-heartedness) and pococurante (nonchalant) to win the 76th Scripps Howard Spelling Bee. The 13-year-old from Dallas said he will use the $12,000 cash prize to "buy a lot of video games."

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