Akash Vukoti had Steve Harvey stumped on the premiere episode of 'Little Big Shots.' Akash, 6, spelled his way from San Angelo to the stage with words a college graduate would struggle with.

The first grader part of the San Angelo Christian Home School Association. The spelling prodigy took 1st place in the local spelling bee, beating our 30 other contestants, and then was screened through numerous rounds before he was selected for the show.

Akash can fluently read and write in three languages, and has been competing in spelling bees across the nation. His parents have supported his talent, "he is enjoying it, and we are encouraging it." 

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