Samhita Kumar, 11, a student at Winston Churchill Middle School in Carmichael, was among 40 spellers to advance Wednesday to the final round of the Scripps National Spelling Bee.
Samhita Kumar, 11, a student at Winston Churchill Middle School in Carmichael, was among 40 spellers to advance Wednesday to the final round of the Scripps National Spelling Bee. Marianna Brady Medill News Service
Samhita Kumar, 11, a student at Winston Churchill Middle School in Carmichael, was among 40 spellers to advance Wednesday to the final round of the Scripps National Spelling Bee. Marianna Brady Medill News Service

Sacramento-area sixth-grader advances to National Spelling Bee finals

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