KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- KCI Airport was buzzing with fans awaiting Vanya Shivashankar's arrival Wednesday night.
Shivashankar won the Scripps National Spelling Bee just a week ago, but has since appeared on shows such as Live with Kelly and Michael with her St. Louis co-champion.
FOX 4's Mary Pulley was there when Shivashankar met up with friends and family. Watch the video above to see the special homecoming for the spelling expert.