Syamantak Payra, 12, of Friendswood, Texas, left, Vanya Shivashankar, 11 of Olathe, Kan., center, and Vismaya Kharkar, 14, of Bountiful, Utah wait for their turn to spell a word during

 

              Syamantak Payra, 12, of Friendswood, Texas, left, Vanya Shivashankar, 11 of Olathe, Kan., center, and Vismaya Kharkar, 14, of Bountiful, Utah wait for their turn to spell a word during
Syamantak Payra, 12, of Friendswood, Texas, left, Vanya Shivashankar, 11 of Olathe, Kan., center, and Vismaya Kharkar, 14, of Bountiful, Utah wait for their turn to spell a word during the final round of the Scripps National Spelling Bee in Oxon Hill, Md., Thursday, May 30, 2013. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen)