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Video: Catching Up With Last Year’s Super Spellers

We check in with last year’s Houston Public Media Spelling Bee winners as they prepare to defend their titles in 2014.


The 2014 Houston Public Media Spelling Bee takes place this Saturday, March 29 at 2pm. In anticipation of the big event, we caught up with last year’s co-champions, Syamantak Payra and Shobha Dasari. Can they defend their title in 2014? Watch the event this Saturday at 2pm on TV 8.

This story originally aired on PBS NewsHour Weekend on Sunday, March 23. PBS NewsHour Weekend airs Saturdays and Sundays at 6pm on TV 8.

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