Scripps National Spelling Bee

Summary of Round 3

(Click on the speller's name for a summary of words given.)



No.Speller's NameSpeller's SponsorCorrect SpellingSpelling GivenError
1Kevin Lazenby Adventure Travel, Birmingham, Alabamatectonosphere tectonosphere  
2Hunter Park Anchorage Daily News, Anchorage, Alaskagambrel gambrel  
3David Jones Daily News-Miner, Fairbanks, Alaskavorlage vorlage  
4Rosie Nai Samoa News, Pago Pago, American Samoacommensurate commensurate  
5Mitchell Behling Arizona Educational Foundation, Scottsdale, Arizonapapilionaceous papilionaceous  
6Delila Nakaidinae Navajo Times Publishing Company, Window Rock, Arizonamanticore manticor E
7Jacob Elser Arkansas Democrat Gazette, Little Rock, Arkansasprabhu prabhu  
8Sujith Swarna The Nassau Guardian, Nassau, Bahamasbadinage badinage  
9Juan Domingo Malana Desert Dispatch, Barstow, Californiarendezvous rendezvous  
10Dylan McEttrick Ventura County Star, Camarillo, Californiarecriminatory recriminatory  
11Apolonia Gardner Imperial Valley Press, El Centro, Californiatrattoria trattoria  
12Marika Fox Los Angeles Spelling Bee Collaborative, Los Angeles, Californiasegue segue  
13Tin Kuo Friends of the Diamond Bar Library, Pomona, Californiacacophony cacophony  
14Liam Twight Record Searchlight, Redding, Californiacarambola carambola  
15Raymond Galloway The Press-Enterprise, Riverside, Californiaabiotrophy abiotrophy  
16Jack Maglalang The Sacramento Bee, Sacramento, Californiaautolysis autolysis  
17Dylan Bird Monterey County Office of Education, Salinas, Californiacerumen cerumen  
18Snigdha Nandipati The San Diego Union-Tribune, San Diego, Californiamasala masala  
19Varsha Senthil San Francisco Chronicle, San Francisco, Californiamynheer mynheer  
20Talia Ruiz The Orange County Register, Santa Ana, CaliforniaBobadil bobbadil E
21Tia Ha Daily Press, Victorville, Californianaumachia nomacia E
22Joseph Maluyao Visalia Times-Delta/Tulare Advance-Register, Visalia, Californiainquiline inqualine E
23Kate Anoufrieva Contra Costa Times, Walnut Creek, CaliforniaEocene Eocene  
24Laura Newcombe National Post, Toronto, OntarioCanadaefficacy efficacy  
25Veronica Penny Ottawa Citizen, Ottawa, OntarioCanadavaquero vaquero  
26Graham Abraham Kamloops Daily News, Kamloops, British ColumbiaCanadabulgur bulgur  
27Katherine Niu Community Center Shanghai, Shanghai, Chinaarachnid arachnid  
28David Phan Daily Camera, Boulder, Coloradovivace vivace  
29Dhivya Senthil Murugan The Denver Post, Denver, Coloradoharridan harridan  
30Rahul Malayappan Hearst Connecticut Media Group, Danbury, Connecticuthypocrisy hypocrisy  
31John Paul Henares New Haven Register, New Haven, Connecticutcuneiform cuneiform  
32Sairah Sheikh South Windsor Community Foundation, South Windsor, Connecticutbelligerent belligerent  
33Donovan Jordan The Washington Informer, Washington, D.C.decorticate decorticate  
34Josie Carlozzi Delaware Spelling Bee Collaborative, Wilmington, Delawareindigenous indigenous  
35Anuk Dayaprema Stars & Stripes, Defense and State Department Schools, Europegestation gestation  
36Tatyana Kim The Naples Daily News , Bonita Springs, Floridasyncline sinclyne E
37Anissa Murgo Coastal Orthopedics and Sports Medicine, Bradenton, Floridacytolysis cytolosis E
38Grace Remmer The Florida Times-Union, Jacksonville, FloridaHypotheria Hypotheria  
39Glenn Medina The Miami Herald, Miami, Floridathrenody threnody  
40Claire Zuo The Miami Herald, Miami, Floridaarchipelago archipelago  
41Jonathan Nativi The Naples Daily News , Naples, Floridascurrilous scurilous E
42Stuti Mishra Orlando Sentinel, Orlando, Floridamellisonant mellisonant  
43Ryan Frank The News Herald, Panama City, Floridaandante andante  
44Tommy Foster Tampa Bay Spelling Bee Collaborative, St. Petersburg, Floridagallipot gallipot  
45Alexandra Nelson Treasure Coast Newspapers, Stuart, Floridarascacio rascacio  
46Ann Marie Brown Tallahassee Democrat, Tallahassee, Floridapernicious pernicious  
47Lillian Lesser Kiwanis Club of West Palm Beach, West Palm Beach, Floridagnosis gnosis  
48Rachael Cundey The Augusta Chronicle, Augusta, Georgiaglockenspiel glockenspiel  
49Julia Denniss Georgia Association of Educators, Tucker, Georgiaparisthmion paristhmion  
50Jessica Penu Essence Communications Ltd., Accra, Ghanablucher blucher  
51Andrew Sulla-Mathews Pacific Daily News, Hagåtña‎, Guamnoctivagant noctivigant E
52Christopher Kim aio, Honolulu, Hawaiiasthmogenic asthmogenic  
53Rebekah Pinkerton Coeur d'Alene Press, Coeur d'Alene, Idahobillon billon  
54Skye Merriam Teton Valley News, Driggs, Idahodétente datant E
55Frances Mari Grimaldo Lewiston Tribune, Lewiston, Idahocatenary catenary  
56Matthew White Chicago Public Schools, Chicago, Illinoisendogenous endogenous  
57Simon Ricci Chicago Spelling Bee Collaborative, Chicago, Illinoispfeffernuss pfeffernuss  
58Ujwal Kiran Commonwealth Edison, Chicago, Illinoismanteau manteau  
59Marlene Santora Commonwealth Edison, Chicago, Illinoisciconine ciconine  
60Nina Montello Commonwealth Edison, Chicago, Illinoisnihilism nihilism  
61Lucas Urbanski Northwest Herald, Crystal Lake, Illinoisraita raita  
62Yasir Hasnain Herald & Review, Decatur, Illinoisdiscalced discalced  
63Mark Rogers Daily Chronicle , DeKalb, Illinoisjacamar jacamar  
64Paige Myroth The Telegraph, Dixon, IllinoisCroesus Croesus  
65Pranav Sivakumar Lake County Regional Office of Education, Grayslake, Illinoispityriasis pityriasis  
66Christopher Bayston The Daily Journal, Kankakee, Illinoisepochal epochal  
67Marcus Glenn Tecarro Boone-Winnebago Regional Office of Education, Loves Park, Illinoispenicillin pennecilin E
68Varun Ravichandran The Dispatch and The Rock Island Argus, Moline, Illinoisperestroika perestroika  
69Phillip Copeland Peoria Journal Star, Peoria, Illinoisuitlander uitlander  
70Tam Nguyen Kane County Chronicle, Saint Charles, Illinoisameliorate ameliorate  
71Parker Carls The State Journal-Register, Springfield, Illinoisgambado gambado  
72Morgan Folgers The Daily Gazette, Sterling, Illinoisrepertoire repertoire  
73Emily Legel Carroll/JoDaviess/Stephenson Regional Office of Education, Stockton, Illinoisdiathermy diathermy  
74Joseph Kirkpatrick The Herald Bulletin, Anderson, Indianaphilately filiality E
75Byoul Han The Herald-Times, Bloomington, Indianalagniappe lanyap E
76Michael Pence Williams Comfort Air, Carmel, Indianaplumicorn plumicorn  
77Olivia Shoup Evansville Courier & Press, Evansville, Indianafeint feint  
78Madalyn Richmond The Journal Gazette, Fort Wayne, Indianasimpatico simpatico  
79Gina Solomito Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis , Indianapolis, Indianaencephalon encephalon  
80Tannah Thor The Kokomo Tribune, Kokomo, Indianabrachiate brachiate  
81Casey Hennings Journal and Courier, Lafayette, Indianafungible fungible  
82Patricia Arielle Manio Indiana Wesleyan University, Marion, Indianamalacology malacology  
83Andie Reidy The Star Press, Muncie, Indianastanchion stanchion  
84Alexa Snyder South Bend Tribune, South Bend, Indianarupicolous rhupicalous E
85Addison Hughes The Tribune-Star, Terre Haute, Indiananisei nisei  
86Katie Kirk Kankakee Valley REMC, Wanatah, Indianasyllogism syllogism  
87Jack Doyle Telegraph Herald, Dubuque, Iowamahout mahout  
88Hanif Brown Jr. Jamaica Gleaner, Kingston, Jamaicarottweiler rottweiler  
89Yuichi Beinard Yoshioka The Japan Times, Tokyo, Japandesiccant desiccant  
90Clara Wicoff Great Bend Tribune, Great Bend, Kansasalchemy alchemy  
91Swetha Jasti The Olathe News, Olathe, Kansascommissar comissar E
92Cara Knapp The Topeka Capital-Journal, Topeka, Kansascanard canard  
93Emily Keaton Kentucky Spelling Bee Collaborative, Louisville, Kentuckydurwan durwan  
94Lanie Marcantel Kiwanis Club of Lafayette, Lafayette, Louisianabhalu baloo E
95Caleb Miller The News-Star, Monroe, Louisianaalopecia alopecia  
96Srijan Duggal The Times-Picayune, New Orleans, Louisianabibliognost bibliognost  
97Vincent Huang Alliance For Education, Shreveport, Louisianapurfle purfle  
98Lily Jordan Portland Press Herald/Maine Sunday Telegram, Portland, MaineNostradamus Nostradamus  
99Emily Durell Anne Arundel County Public Schools, Annapolis, Marylandfugacity fugacity  
100Robbie Palmisano Learn It Systems, Baltimore, Marylandblitzkrieg blitzkrieg  
101Susanna Yau The Meakem Group of Wells Fargo Advisors, Bethesda, Marylandbombardier bombardier  
102Sam Osheroff Howard County Library, Columbia, Marylandpeccadillo peccadillo  
103Tyler Reese The Herald-Mail, Hagerstown, Marylandalgorithm algorythym E
104Evelyn Burch The Gazette & The Star, Laurel, Marylandtumultuary tumultuary  
105Sarah Carty The Enterprise, Lexington Park, Marylandbouffant bouffant  
106Surjo Bandyopadhyay The Recorder, Prince Frederick, Marylandasado asado  
107Andre Winkfield Maryland Independent, Waldorf, Marylandtawdrily taudraly E
108Zachary Doiron Boston Centers for Youth & Families, Boston, Massachusettslanceolate lanceolate  
109Katie Hudek Sentinel & Enterprise, Fitchburg, Massachusettstokamak tokamak  
110Amber Born The Daily Item, Lynn, Massachusettsbobbejaan bobbejaan  
111Surabhi Iyer Comcast, Taunton, Massachusettshartebeest hartebeest  
112Olivia Jacobs The Martha's Vineyard Times, Vineyard Haven, Massachusettsvinaigrette vinaigrette  
113Siddharth Varanasi The Detroit News, Detroit, Michigantruncheon truncheon  
114Bilal Tarar Genesee Intermediate School District, Flint, Michigandivagate divagate  
115Christopher Walstra Kent Intermediate School District, Grand Rapids, Michiganhegemony hegemony  
116Rosemary Torola Upper Peninsula Spelling Bee Collaborative, Iron Mountain, Michiganneophyte niaphite E
117Kevin Zhang The Jackson Citizen Patriot, Jackson, Michiganrataplan rataplan  
118Emily Levy The County Press, Lapeer, Michiganingurgitation ingurgitation  
119Mitchell Lange Ludington Daily News, Ludington, Michiganhalal halal  
120James Van Wagnen The Macomb Daily, Macomb, Michiganmitochondria mitochondria  
121Mahati Vavilala The Oakland Press, Pontiac, Michiganhypobulia hypobulia  
122Ryan Miller Saginaw Independent School District, Saginaw, Michiganpropinquity propinquity  
123Cameron Haynes The Herald Palladium, St. Joseph, Michigantrepak trepak  
124Nicole Blakkan-Esser Traverse City Record-Eagle, Traverse City, Michiganankh ankh  
125Kavyapranati Pratapa Willow Run Community Schools, Ypsilanti, Michigansoiree soiree  
126Alyssa Everson Lakes Country Service Cooperative, Fergus Falls, Minnesotaelision elision  
127Anja Beth Swoap Lockridge Grindal Nauen P.L.L.P., Minneapolis, Minnesotamesmerize mesmerize  
128Antony Joseph South Central Service Cooperative, North Mankato, Minnesotacynosure cynosure  
129Radhika Edpuganti Southeast Service Cooperative , Rochester, Minnesotadechlorinate dechlorinate  
130Connor Gunsbury National Joint Powers Alliance, Staples, Minnesotasclerosis sclerosis  
131Kate Johnson Mississippi Association of Educators, Jackson, Mississippinonage nonage  
132Faaris Khan Columbia Daily Tribune, Columbia, Missourimotif motif  
133Andrea Ambam Cass County Democrat Missourian, Harrisonville, Missouriexcursus excursus  
134Jordan Hoffman The Examiner, Independence, Missourimukhtar mukhtar  
135Summer Johnston Three Rivers Community College, Poplar Bluff, Missouritaiga taiga  
136Abbey Ahern Sedalia Spelling Bee Collaborative, Sedalia, Missouriabhorrence abhorrence  
137Grant Pace St. Joseph News-Press, St. Joseph, Missouricataclysmic cataclysmatic E
138Rounak Bera St. Louis Post-Dispatch, St. Louis, Missouriprescind prescind  
139Cody Zabriskie Lee Newspapers of Montana, Billings, MontanaDaliesque Daliesque  
140Jenny Solheim Omaha World-Herald, Omaha, Nebraskamycetophagous mycetophagous  
141Dakota Jones Las Vegas Review-Journal, Las Vegas, Nevadarecidivist recidivist  
142Chloe Conway New Hampshire Union Leader, Manchester, New Hampshirenapery napery  
143Preet Raval Camden Spelling Bee Collaborative, Camden, New Jerseypancetta panchetta E
144Stephanie Miller Millennium Radio, Galloway, New Jerseyshrieval shrievel E
145Kira Paley The Record and Herald News, Hackensack, New Jerseyissei issei  
146Amie Baldwin Hudson County Office of Cultural and Heritage Affairs, Jersey City, New Jerseymordancy mordancy  
147Ray Wang Asbury Park Press/Home News Tribune , Neptune, New Jerseyepyllion epyllion  
148Siddharth Challani The Times of Trenton, Trenton, New Jerseytracheotomy tracheotomy  
149Kathryn "Katie" Kasky The Albuquerque Journal, Albuquerque, New Mexicokibei kibei  
150Mateen Sharif Times Union, Albany, New Yorknascency nascency  
151Nabeel Rahman The Buffalo News, Buffalo, New Yorkserendipity serendipity  
152Sriram Hathwar The Leader, Corning, New Yorkfarthingale farthingale  
153Divya Tewari Finger Lakes Times, Geneva, New Yorkhyperbole hyperbole  
154Adam Ferrari The Leader-Herald, Gloversville, New Yorkpargetry pargetry  
155Gabriel Blacklock Times Herald-Record, Middletown, New Yorkmegalomaniac megalomaniac  
156Kali Palmer Mount Vernon Inquirer, Mount Vernon, New Yorkperitus peritus  
157Arvind Mahankali Daily News, New York, New Yorkdebacle debacle  
158Miles Shebar Daily News, New York, New Yorkdahlia dahlia  
159Tatum Kiff The Daily Star, Oneonta, New Yorkstiction stiction  
160Evan Ehsan The Palladium-Times, Oswego, New Yorkzephyr zephyr  
161Leo Lee Press-Republican, Plattsburgh, New YorkBolshevik Bolshevik  
162Jan Izzabelle Secular Tri-State Spelling Bee Committee, Montague, New Jerseymillennialism millennialism  
163Naman Shakrani Long Island Jewish World, Rockville Centre, New Yorkdecrement decrement  
164Julia Georges The Post-Standard, Syracuse, New Yorkkuru kuru  
165Jane Wang Watertown Daily Times, Watertown, New Yorkkwashiorkor quashiorcor E
166Belinda Gibbon New Zealand Spelling Bee Trust, Wellington, New Zealandupsilon upsilon  
167Shiv Patel Times-News, Burlington, North Carolinascherzo scherzo  
168Prakash Mishra The Charlotte Observer, Charlotte, North Carolinaimpermeabilize impermeabilize  
169Graham Lowder The Clayton News-Star, Clayton, North Carolinatroglodytic troglodytic  
170Jesus Ayala Lara Duke University's Office of Durham and Regional Affairs, Durham, North Carolinasplenetic splenetic  
171Leah Adams The Fayetteville Observer, Fayetteville, North Carolinapaparazzo paparazzo  
172Megan Lanier The Gaston Gazette, Gastonia, North Carolinaverglas verglas  
173Autumn Currin Harnett County Spelling Bee Collaborative, Lillington, North Carolinahierology hyrology E
174Catherine Wagner PAGE of Wake County, Raleigh, North Carolinapunctilio punctilio  
175Hunter Randolph PAGE of Lee County, Sanford, North Carolinachelonian chelonian  
176Bryson McKee The Shelby Star, Shelby, North Carolinaesurient esurient  
177Adriayn Barnhill Washington Daily News, Washington, North Carolinakurgan kurgon E
178Monica Sullivan Wilson Daily Times, Wilson, North Carolinaambrosial ambrosial  
179Ayla Dunn Winston-Salem Journal, Winston-Salem, North Carolinaheterophemy heterapheme E
180Elliott Stone North Dakota Council of Educational Leaders, Bismarck, North Dakotavisceral visceral  
181Sunny Levine Akron Beacon Journal, Akron, Ohiochasuble chasuble  
182Tony Incorvati The Repository, Canton, Ohiofoggara foggara  
183Clay Campbell WCPO-TV Channel 9, Cincinnati, Ohiominaret minaret  
184Joseph Delamerced WCPO-TV Channel 9, Cincinnati, Ohiooligotrophic oligotrophic  
185Vladimir Petre The Plain Dealer, Cleveland, Ohioapsidal apsidal  
186Liz Stickley Dayton Daily News, Dayton, Ohiodecedent decedent  
187Matthew Cecil Educational Service Center of Lorain County, LaGrange, Ohioluculent luculent  
188Nicholas Rushlow Lancaster Eagle-Gazette, Lancaster, Ohiophilippic philippic  
189Tobias Baumann Ohio University's Scripps College of Communication, Lewis Center, Ohioersatz ersatz  
190LeeAnn Jose The Lima News, Lima, Ohioselenologist selenologist  
191Iram Majad The Marietta Times, Marietta, Ohiovaccary vaccary  
192Natalie Cervelli The Times Leader, Martins Ferry, Ohioparalogism peraligism E
193Cade Berg Salem News, East Liverpool Review and The Morning Journal, Salem, Ohioparallax parallax  
194Brianna Piergallini The Herald-Star, Steubenville, Ohiopatois patois  
195Gaberiel DeFreitas The Blade, Toledo, Ohiodomiciliary domiciliary  
196Rachel McFall The Tribune Chronicle, Warren, Ohiotutelary tutelary  
197Michael Aldric Mosqueda The News-Herald, Willoughby, Ohiokaraoke karaoke  
198Lauren Ritz The Vindicator, Youngstown, Ohiobatik batik  
199Nicholas Stark Muskogee Spelling Bee Collaborative, Muskogee, Oklahomanoosphere noosphere  
200Parker Strubhar The Oklahoman, Oklahoma City, OklahomaMeiji Meiji  
201Hannah Allison Home Federal Bank, Bend, Oregonscrivener scrivener  
202Katie Fo Portland Tribune, Portland, Oregonhauteur hauteur  
203Veronica Siko The Chester Spirit, Chester, Pennsylvaniakulak kulak  
204Rohit Goyal Chester County Intermediate Unit, Downingtown, Pennsylvaniathoracic thoracic  
205Naomi Li The Express-Times, Easton, Pennsylvaniaacetone acetone  
206Joanna Ye WITF: Public Media for Central Pennsylvania, Harrisburg, Pennsylvaniametathesis metathesis  
207David Krak Intelligencer Journal/Lancaster New Era, Lancaster, PennsylvaniaBeetewk Beetewk  
208Michael Minh Duong The Times Herald, Norristown, Pennsylvaniachorten chorten  
209Anahita Iyer Pennridge Community Education Foundation, Perkasie, Pennsylvaniaanachronism anachronism  
210Lena Greenberg The Philadelphia Tribune, Philadelphia, Pennsylvaniatachyon tachyon  
211Adrianne Kubiak Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvaniamacropterous macropterous  
212Derrick Hamilton The Republican Herald, Pottsville, Pennsylvaniafusillade fusillade  
213Rachel Keirstead Reading Eagle, Reading, Pennsylvaniatinamou tinamou  
214Sukanya Roy Times Leader, Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvaniaexecration execration  
215Julianna Canabal-Rodríguez Commonwealth-Parkville School, San Juan, Puerto Ricoscullery scullery  
216Jessica Anderson The Valley Breeze, Cumberland, Rhode Islandmufti mufti  
217Jusuf Jenkins The Allendale Sun, Allendale, South Carolinaapocalypse apocalypse  
218Kenny Nguyen Anderson Independent Mail, Anderson, South Carolinaantiphonal antiphonal  
219Katy LeBarron The Post and Courier, Charleston, South Carolinaretinopathy retiopathy E
220Jordan Young The Morning News, Florence, South Carolinanimious nimious  
221Isabella Neubauer The Sun News, Myrtle Beach, South CarolinaFahrenheit Fahrenheit  
222Zane Bridwell Herald-Journal, Spartanburg, South Carolinaapoplexy apoplexy  
223Ryder Heitz Madison Daily Leader, Madison, South Dakotaphoneticize phoneticize  
224Jiwon Seo Yoon's English School, Seoul, South Koreaechinoderm echinoderm  
225Tanay Patri Chattanooga Times Free Press, Chattanooga, Tennesseeodoriferous odoriferous  
226Jasmine Brandt The Jackson Sun, Jackson, Tennesseeserdab serdab  
227Rahul Krishnaswamy Knoxville News Sentinel, Knoxville, Tennesseefeldsher feldsher  
228Patrick Dockery The Commercial Appeal, Memphis, Tennesseetriforium triforium  
229Collin McLeod The Commercial Appeal, Memphis, Tennesseehaplology haplology  
230Benjamin Kulas The Tennessean, Nashville, Tennesseefête fête  
231Russell Dickerson Abilene Reporter-News, Abilene, Texasvimineous vimineous  
232Ariel Chen Amarillo Globe-News, Amarillo, Texasfreesia freesia  
233O'Neal Davis Corpus Christi Caller-Times, Corpus Christi, Texasbraggadocio bragadoshio E
234Chetan Reddy The Dallas Morning News, Dallas, Texaszoanthropy zoanthropy  
235Abigail Spitzer El Paso Times, El Paso, Texassurveillance surveillance  
236Narahari Bharadwaj Fort Worth Star-Telegram, Fort Worth, Texasintegument integument  
237Mashad Arora Valley Freedom Newspapers, Harlingen, Texastortuosity tortuosity  
238Sivateja Tangirala HoustonPBS, Houston, Texasbailiwick bailiwick  
239Cassandra Guardiola Laredo Morning Times, Laredo, Texassaboteur saboteur  
240Caleb Anderson Lubbock Avalanche-Journal, Lubbock, Texasipecac ipecac  
241Thomas Rubio Midland Reporter-Telegram, Midland, Texaspantomime pantomime  
242Kristopher Muniz Odessa American, Odessa, Texascheka cheka  
243Seth Grant San Angelo Standard-Times, San Angelo, Texasjnana jinana E
244Abhinav Sangisetti San Antonio Express-News, San Antonio, Texasdeleterious deleterious  
245Andrew Bernhard Victoria Advocate, Victoria, Texasexuviate exuvuate E
246Andrea Mirasol Times Record News, Wichita Falls, Texasescargot escargot  
247Justine Arevalo The Virgin Islands Daily News, St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islandsrutilant rutilant  
248Matthew Perry Davis County Clipper, Bountiful, Utahphilhellenism philhellenism  
249Jared Ward Southeast Education Service Center, Price, Utahecholalia echolalia  
250Anna-Marie Sprenger Daily Herald, Provo, Utahzucchini zucchini  
251Vismaya Kharkar The Valley Journals, Salt Lake City, Utahaffianced affianced  
252Meigan Clark The Burlington Free Press, Burlington, Vermontfacetious facetious  
253Eric Xu The News-Virginian and The Daily Progress, Charlottesville, Virginiamachinate machinate  
254Ethan Ruggeri The Free Lance-Star, Fredericksburg, Virginiacoati coati  
255Gabrielle Towne Hampton Literary Society, Hampton, Virginiaparadigm paradigm  
256David Gonyer Rockingham District Ruritans, Harrisonburg, Virginiaocelot ocelot  
257Jeremy Nathan Loudoun Times-Mirror, Leesburg, Virginiaalluvium alluvium  
258Mary-Michael Robertson The News & Advance, Lynchburg, Virginiacinnabar cinnabar  
259James Batten The Virginian-Pilot, Norfolk, Virginiagaljoen galleoon E
260Shruti Anant Fairfax County Times, Reston, Virginiaincorporeity incorporeity  
261Ian Fraser Richmond Times-Dispatch, Richmond, Virginiatamarind tamarind  
262Shayley Martin The Roanoke Times, Roanoke, Virginiaaffidavit affidavit  
263Victoria Whited Tazewell County Fair Association, Tazewell, Virginiaplasmalemma plasmalemma  
264Samuel Estep The Community Foundation of the Northern Shenandoah Valley, Winchester, Virginiapachinko pachinko  
265Justin Yum News & Messenger, Woodbridge, Virginiarochet rochet  
266Deanta Kelly Town Hall Seattle, Seattle, Washingtonapparatchik operachik E
267Joseph Winters The Wenatchee World, Wenatchee, Washingtonossicle ossicle  
268Elizabeth Koh Charleston Gazette-Mail, Charleston, West Virginiaurticant urticant  
269Savannah Aldridge The Clarksburg Exponent-Telegram, Clarksburg, West Virginiahebetude hebetude  
270Yagna Vudathu The Journal, Martinsburg, West Virginiaramate ramate  
271Ksheeraja Sriram The Dominion Post, Morgantown, West Virginiaobfuscatory obfuscatory  
272Connor Moore The Catholic Spirit, Wheeling, West Virginiarasorial rascorial E
273Parker Dietry Wisconsin State Journal, Madison, Wisconsindossier dossier  
274Amari Bertagnolli Wyoming Community Foundation, Laramie, Wyomingsymbiosis symbiosis  
275Christopher Combee Polk County School District Collaborative, Bartow, Floridaacerbity acerbity