Scripps National Spelling Bee
Speller No. 158, Sai Vishudhi Chandrasekhar
Sponsor:

Daily News, New York, New York

Grade:

8th

Age:

19

School:

Hunter College High School, New York,

Profile:

Sai Vishudhi is a New Yorker at heart, from her MetroCard to her seat in the New York Youth Symphony. She enjoys figure skating and photography, and in her free time she likes to listen to R&B music and read — her current favorite book is The Joy Luck Club. Sai Vishudhi is very competitive when it comes to her extracurricular activities; she has received awards at science fairs, in writing and mathematics competitions, and for website design. She channels a similar competitiveness into lacrosse games. Sai Vishudhi previously participated in the Scripps National Spelling Bee in 2013 and 2014 (tied for 32nd place).


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