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Sukanya in good company: A look at the last 5 National Spelling Bee Champions

Sukanya Roy joins the ranks of National Spelling Bee Champions. Here's a list of the last five Scripps National Spelling Bee champions and the words they had to spell to get there.

Sukanya Roy, 14, smiles as she finishes spelling 'cymotrichous' correctly to win the National Spelling Bee on June 2.
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1. Sukanya Roy

Sukanya Roy,14, won the 84th Annual Scripps National Spelling Bee on June 2. Her winning word was "cymotrichous," which means having wavy hair. The young Pennsylvanian out-spelled 275 other contestants.


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