Another Indian-American, Atman Balakrishnan, the 12-year-old son of 1985 champion Balu Natarajan, did not advance to the finals. When asked at what point he knew he could spell the winning word "koinonia", the Class 8 student told CNN, "When I heard it".
According to his father Krishna, he was able to spell "horse" at the age of 3 and won his first spelling bee at 4.
The bee ended in a tie for three consecutive years from 2014-2016, but that nearly certainly won't happen this year because the 16 finalists all took a written tiebreaker test.
As champion of the 93-year-old competition, he will receive more than $42,000 in cash and prizes.
Karthik's cousin, Sri Nemmali, also competed in this year's bee and marveled at Karthik's discipline and study habits.
The first national spelling bee was organized in 1925 by the Louisville Courier-Journal and was taken over in 1941 by the old Scripps-Howard Newspapers chain.
Raghav said he prepared for the spelling bees by reading 50 pages a night.
Padhy, who was speller No. 290 in this year's national contest, on Thursday correctly spelled Guayaquil, which is a port city in Ecuador along the Guayas River. The epic battle that the Scripps National Spelling Bee has become, came to an end on Thursday night; and the orthographically precocious little warrior who took the trophy was an underdog.
After her defeat, she was swarmed by dozens of current and former spellers who wished her well, smiling throughout. "But I recognise with three days that I've got to do some pacing, to make sure I'm really on my game and we have full attention for every speller on there".
"He deserves it. He would have beaten me, definitely", Sri said.
"She was just as graceful as she could be", bee program manager Corrie Loeffler said. "We were against the dictionary".
Karthik and Naysa were the last two standing of the initial 516 spellers.
The finals began with 41 spellers, and the number slowly dwindled over five rounds, but there was never a mass exodus from the stage.
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