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Greg Kessel, 14, of Rock Falls, Ill., competes in the National Spelling Bee, Wednesday, May 30, 2012, in Oxon Hill, Md. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

Greg Kessel, 14, of Rock Falls, Ill., competes in the National Spelling Bee, Wednesday, May 30, 2012, in Oxon Hill, Md. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

San Diego teen wins National Spelling Bee

Snigdha Nandipati, a 14-year-old from San Diego, spelled "guetapens," a French-derived word that means ambush, snare or trap, to win the 85th Scripps National Spelling Bee on Thursday night.