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Neha Konakalla
Sam H. Lawson Middle School (CBS)

Cupertino 8th Grader Representing Bay Area In National Spelling Bee Final

8th grader Neha Konakalla, who won the first ever CBS San Francisco Bay Area Spelling Bee in March, has outlasted dozens of other regional champions to advance to Thursday night’s live final on ESPN at 5 p.m.

05/29/2014

Spelling Bee Winner

2 Bay Area Girls Vie To Become Country’s Top Speller At Scripps National Spelling Bee

A pair of bright young ladies are on the nation’s biggest spelling stage this week as the Scripps National Spelling Bee will crown the country’s top speller.

05/28/2014

Neha Konakalla
Sam H. Lawson Middle School (CBS)

Cupertino 8th Grader Headed For Scripps National Spelling Bee

A Cupertino 8th grader is getting ready to compete against the best spellers in the country this week during the Scripps National Spelling Bee near Washington D.C.

05/25/2014

Spelling Bee Winner

Cupertino Girl Wins 1st-Ever CBS Bay Area Spelling Bee

Four hours of intense concentration ended Saturday afternoon when Neha Konakalla of Cupertino spelled “typographical” to win the first-ever CBS Bay Area Spelling Bee.

03/15/2014

Regional Final

Photo Gallery: CBS SF Bay Area Spelling Bee Final

49 of the Bay Areas best young spellers visited the KPIX 5 studios on March 15th hoping to become the regional spelling champion.

03/15/2014

Aleena Boby (R) of Fort Myers, Florida, and Grace Remmer (L) of St. Augustine, Florida, participate in the round two of the 2013 Scripps National Spelling Bee. (Alex Wong/Getty Images)

CBS Bay Area Word Of The Day – March 14th

Today’s word is from New Latin and means “substitute.” It was spelled correctly by Sean Conley to win the 2001 final. Do you know it?

03/14/2014

Sai Gunturi celebrates his win in the 76th Scripps Howard National Spelling Bee May 29, 2003 in Washington, DC.  (Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

CBS Bay Area Word Of The Day – March 13th

KPIX 5 and KCBS are teaming up to host the CBS Bay Area Spelling Bee, an event to determine the Bay Area representative to the Scripps National Spelling Bee. On March 15th, finalists from across […]

03/13/2014

Nupur Lala, 14, from Tampa, Florida, celebrates after winning the 72nd annual Scripps Howard National Spelling Bee in Washington, DC, 03 June, 1999. (MARIO TAMA/AFP/Getty Images)

CBS Bay Area Word Of The Day – March 12th

Today’s word is from New Latin and means “excessive and often incoherent talkativeness or wordiness.” It was spelled correctly by Nupur Lala to win the 1999 final. Do you know it?

03/12/2014

US President George W. Bush (L) poses with Pratyush Buddiga, the 2002 Annual Spelling Bee Champion. (PAUL MORSE/AFP/Getty Images)

CBS Bay Area Word Of The Day – March 11th

KPIX 5 and KCBS are teaming up to host the CBS Bay Area Spelling Bee, an event to determine the Bay Area representative to the Scripps National Spelling Bee. On March 15th, finalists from across […]

03/11/2014

Jody Anne Maxwell, 12, a seventh grade student from Kingston, Jamaica, hoists the winners' trophy. (Stephen Jaffe/AFP/Getty Images)

CBS Bay Area Word Of The Day – March 10th

KPIX 5 and KCBS are teaming up to host the CBS Bay Area Spelling Bee, an event to determine the Bay Area representative to the Scripps National Spelling Bee.

03/10/2014

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