WASHINGTON, DC— U.S. Senator Bob Casey (D-PA) released the following statement congratulating Pennsylvania resident and National Spelling Bee Champion Sukanya Roy:
“Today I join citizens across the Commonwealth in congratulating Pennsylvania resident Sukanya Roy for winning the National Spelling Bee. She is a model of hard work and perseverance.
I would also like to congratulate Pennsylvania resident Joanna Ye who finished third place. These students are wonderful representatives of our State who are great examples for youth across the Nation.”