Olathe Girl Knows What “Cloche” Is. Do You?

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.

OLATHE, Kan. — Congratulations to Vanya Shivashankar, a fifth-grader at Regency Place Elementary in Olathe, who is headed to the national spelling bee in Washington D.C.

Shivashankar won the Olathe district’s spelling bee for the second time! The winning word was “cloche”. Do you know what “cloche” is? One hint: It’s a noun.

Click here for the definition from dictionary.com.

Shivashankar competed against more than 40 other students in the district and will go on to the Scripps National Spelling Bee the week of May 27 in Washington D.C.

In 2009, Vanya’s sister, Kayia won the national title as an eighth grader.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s