Pebble Creek second-grader Sammy Shankar placed second, while Cypress Grove fifth-grader Demi Hu placed third.
Saravanan correctly spelled the word “dermal” in the 23rd round to win the event.
The winner in Houston advances to the Scripps National Spelling Bee in Washington D.C. in May.
CSISD Campus Spelling Bee Winners:
A&M Consolidated MS - Shiva Saravanan - 7th Grade
College Station MS - James Pate - 7th Grade
College Hills - Heyu Li - 3rd Grade
Creek View - Cait Petereit - 3rd Grade
Cypress Grove - Demi Hu - 5th Grade
Forest Ridge - Favor Ezeanuna - 3rd Grade
Greens Prairie - Danny Virgl - 4th Grade
Oakwood - Sara Shankar - 6th Grade
Pebble Creek - Samita Shankar - 2nd Grade
Rock Prairie - Mohammed Charara - 4th Grade
South Knoll - Joseph Jacobs - 4th Grade
Southwood Valley - Madeline Kim-Phung Park - 4th Grade