Sameer Mishra Wins Spelling Bee after correctly spelling for "Guerdon" - A reward or payment.

Sameer Mishra winner of National Spelling Bee 2008, is 13-year-old from West Lafayette, Indiana,

Sameer Mishra appearing in the bee for the fourth time and a top 20 finisher the last two years.

Sameer Mishra is coached by his sister, Shruti, a high school senior and three-time spelling bee competitor. The first-place finish won him $35,000 in cash and more than $5,000 in other prizes.

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Sameer Mishra.