Photos: Scripps National Spelling Bee

Arvind Mahankali, a 13-year-old from Bayside Hills, New York, won the Scripps National Spelling Bee, spelling "knaidel," a dumpling, on May 30. Definitions for the words spelled were taken from Merriam-Webster. <a href='http://www.cnn.com/2013/05/29/living/gallery/spelling-bee-champions/index.html' target='_blank'>Take a look back at previous winners</a>.

Arvind Mahankali, a 13-year-old from Bayside Hills, New York, won the Scripps National Spelling Bee, spelling "knaidel," a dumpling, on May 30. Definitions for the words spelled were taken from Merriam-Webster. Take a look back at previous winners.