Dev Shah becomes 2023 Scripps National Spelling Bee champion, wins prestigious title after correctly spelling 'Psammophile'


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Dev Shah, a 14-year-old Indian-American eighth-grader from Florida, who correctly spelled the word "psammophile" has won the prestigious 2023 Scripps National Spelling Bee. Shah correctly spelled the word to win the 95th national bee and the USD 50,000 prize on Thursday. “It's surreal...My legs are still shaking,” he said at the competition in National Harbor, Maryland.