From the Washington Post: Can you spell co-champions? National Spelling Bee ends in a tie
by Joe Heim
All sorts of history was made at the National Spelling Bee on Thursday night.
Vanya Shivashankar and Gokul Venkatachalam duked it out to a tie and were named co-winners of the annual contest. It marked the second year in a row that co-champions were named and only the fifth time in the history of the bee.