Scripps National Spelling Bee Crowns 2 Winners

Jairam Hathwar, 13, of Corning, New York, and Nihar Janga, 11, of Austin, Texas are the co-champions.
1:54 | 05/27/16

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shiny thing, those spelling bee trophy champs, not one but two kids winning big beating hundreds of competitors and 6-year-old akash who stole our hearts as the first first grader to ever compete was there as our special correspondent. It was a nail-biter. Z-e-net-I-c. Through 39 grueling rounds. Chalazion. Reporter: Culminating here. At the end two stoic spellers stood above the rest. F-e-l-d-e-n-k-r-a-I-s. S-c-h-a-f-t, gesellschaft. That is correct. And for the third year in a row they had two champions. Each taking home $40,000 in cash and prizes. We got all the behind-the-scenes news thanks to akash vukoti. Hey, "Gma," I'm behind the scenes at the Scripps national spelling bee. Reporter: The first grade phenom who stole our hearts in the last round. Good luck to all my -- Reporter: He went backstage with his fellow spelling stars. Let's begin. This time I'm on a chair. If you would give advice to me like what would it be? Start studying more. Congratulations. Thank you. All right, take a look at that amazing shot again, akash, yes, you heard him has to stand on a chair, does not stop him. The intrend pedestrian reporter getting the job done, getting that information that we all need. Adorable. So much fun to follow him and see what happens. I think big things. Let's go to ginger.

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