2017 “GLM 40” Highlight in Education: Ananya Vinay

The 2017 “GLM 40 Edition” highlights Ananya Vinay in the area of Education. Ananya of Fresno, California won the Scripps National Spelling Bee on Thursday, June 1st; taking home a $40,000 cash prize after 12 hours of competition. Vinay, 12, correctly spelled the word marocain, a dress fabric made of warp of silk or rayon and a filling of other yarns, to win the spelling bee held at the Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center in suburban Washington. She said she felt “amazing” after defeating Rohan Rajeev, 14, of Edmond Oklahoma during the stirring 25-word championship round. “It was just fun to see how far it would go,” Vinay said. We are proud to recognize Ananya Vinay in the area of Education for extraordinary achievement in the year of 2017!

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