Houston Public Media Spelling Bee 2021-2022

Houston Public Media Spelling Bee

Congratulations to our 2022 Co-Champions!

2022 HPM Spelling Bee Co-Champion Kirsten Santos

Kirsten Santos

6th grade, International Leadership of Texas-Katy Middle, Charter School
(Previous HPM Bee: 2021, 2020)

Winning Word: kata

Words Spelled in the Bee

  • subsequent
  • sacrosanct
  • constabulary
  • mange-tout
  • lunate
  • fontinal
  • hoisin sauce
  • dolichopodous
  • swathed
  • grike
  • noodge
  • lotic
2022 HPM Spelling Bee Co-Champion Ishika Varipilli

Ishika Varipilli

6th grade, Creekside Park Junior High,
Tomball ISD
(Previous HPM Bee: 2021, 2020)

Winning Word: sward

Words Spelled in the Bee

  • blatant
  • sternum
  • varicella
  • kufi
  • autoclave
  • tumbril
  • Gila monster
  • landsturm
  • uncompromising
  • shyster
  • amperage
  • obduced

Our co-champions will represent Houston Public Media and advance to the 2022 Scripps National Spelling Bee in National Harbor, Maryland, May 29 through June 3, 2022.

 

Houston Public Media Spelling Bee 2022 Roster

Place Name Grade School
Co-ChampionKirsten Santos6International Leadership of Texas-Katy Middle
Co-ChampionIshika Varipilli6Creekside Park Junior High
3rdAmanuddin Mohammed5Harvard Elementary School
4thEric Dong7Beckendorff Junior High School
5thSrikrissh Kandoor5E A Jones Elementary School
6th (Tie)Roger Zhen6Westbrook Intermediate School
6th (Tie)Alexander Gibson8Spillane Middle
8th (Tie)Maithreyi Asthagiri8St. Thomas Episcopal School
8th (Tie)Gabrian Rullin7Quail Valley Middle
10thSydney Tiu5St. Cyprian’s Episcopal School
11th (Tie)Alaya Jasso5Morris Middle School
11th (Tie)Isaac Lagman8Wellborn Middle School
13th (Tie)Adelynn Rubio8Hogg Middle School
13th (Tie)Ayla Robach6Polly Ryon Middle School
15th (Tie)Rayyan Mirza8School of Science & Tech Sugar Land
15th (Tie)Ishan Pendyala8Friendswood Junior High School
17thDevika Kurup8Pershing Middle School
18thAryana Reyes6Our Savior Lutheran School

 

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