Texan Reigns Over The Land - 8th-Grader Wins 2019 National Geographic BeeSame song, different verse for a young Texan. Nihar Janga, an eighth-grader from Austin, took home top honors in the annual National Geographic GeoBee.
National Spelling Bee Becoming Easier To PredictTo the fans watching, Nihar Janga's win last year in the Scripps National Spelling Bee was a shock. But, as the bee has become increasingly difficult, spellers are less likely to come out of nowhere and hoist the trophy.
Nat'l Spelling Bee Co-Champ Being Honored By LawmakersThe co-winner of this year's Scripps National Spelling Bee is being honored at the New York state Capitol.
National Spelling Bee Ends In Unlikeliest TieIf not for his high-pitched voice, there would be no way to peg 11-year-old Nihar Janga as the youngest-ever winner of the Scripps National Spelling Bee. He looked even stronger than his eventual co-champion, 13-year-old Jairam Hathwar.