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Omkar Bharath Makes it to Third Round, But Misses Finals

Phoenix, AZ, May 28, 2019 -- Arizona's representative at the Scripps National Spelling Bee, 6th grader Omkar Bharath of Scottsdale, made it to the third round of the competition before being eliminated. This was Omkar’s first time competing in the Scripps National Spelling Bee.

Omkar is a student at Desert Canyon Middle School in Scottsdale. You can learn more about Omkar’s background by clicking here. And you can learn more about Scripps National Spelling Bee preliminary results here.



To schedule an interview with Omkar or his parents, please contact Dan Allen at, (928) 600-7092

Click here for more information about the Scripps National Spelling Bee Qualifying competition, the Arizona State Spelling Bee hosted by the Arizona Educational Foundation. 


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