Summary of Round 3

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No.Speller's NameSpeller's SponsorCorrect SpellingSpelling GivenError
1Kevin LazenbyAdventure Travel, Birmingham, Alabamakepi kepi  
2Taia FagerstromAnchorage Daily News, Anchorage, Alaskaimpapyrated impapyrated  
3David JonesDaily News-Miner, Fairbanks, Alaskaraita raita  
4Rita JenningsSamoa News, Pago Pago, American Samoakirtle kirtle  
5Sumaita MulkArizona Educational Foundation, Scottsdale, Arizonazapateado zapateado  
6Aarish RazaNavajo Times Publishing Company, Window Rock, Arizonavettura vettura  
7Trevor PaulsenArkansas Democrat Gazette, Little Rock, ArkansasBeetewk Beetewk  
8Paloma CartwrightThe Nassau Guardian, Nassau, Bahamaskohlrabi kohlrabi  
9Lerick GordonDesert Dispatch, Barstow, Californiaengastrimythic angastramythic E
10Brian JeffersVentura County Star, Camarillo, Californiabalalaika balalaika  
11Apolonia GardnerImperial Valley Press, El Centro, Californiarotogravure rotogravure  
12Nickan FayyaziLos Angeles Spelling Bee Collaborative, Los Angeles, Californiaexequies exequies  
13Justin ChuangFriends of the Diamond Bar Library, Pomona, Californiabobbejaan bobbejaan  
14Patrizzia Fox-BeaudetRecord Searchlight, Redding, Californiasuffrutescent suffrutescent  
15Shruti AminThe Press-Enterprise, Riverside, Californiaminaret minaret  
16Jack MaglalangThe Sacramento Bee, Sacramento, CaliforniaLabanotation labonotation E
17Dylan BirdMonterey County Office of Education, Salinas, Californiacatalineta catalineta  
18Isabel CholbiSan Bernardino Spelling Bee Collaborative, San Bernardino, Californiadhole dole E
19Snigdha NandipatiU-T San Diego, San Diego, Californialahar lahar  
20Siddharth KulkarniSan Francisco Chronicle, San Francisco, Californiatheomachy theomachy  
21Sam NitzThe Orange County Register, Santa Ana, Californiaanachronism anachronism  
22Alex HoweDaily Press, Victorville, Californiacnemial menial E
23Bridget ByerleeVisalia Times-Delta/Tulare Advance-Register, Visalia, Californialebhaft lebhaft  
24Nick LambertContra Costa Times, Walnut Creek, Californiaaltazimuth altazimuth  
25Jennifer MongThe Telegram, St. John's, Newfoundland, Canadavaticination vaticination  
26Zhongtian WangThe Windsor Star, Windsor, Ontario, Canadaembarcadero embarcadero  
27Mignon TsaiThe Vancouver Sun, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canadaleegte leegte  
28Katharine WangCommunity Center Shanghai, Shanghai, ChinaDamoclean Damoclean  
29Eva KitlenBarnes & Noble, Boulder, Coloradoutile utile  
30Frank CahillThe Denver Post, Denver, Coloradoephemeral ephemeral  
31Rahul MalayappanHearst Connecticut Media Group, Danbury, Connecticutxebec xebec  
32Kitty ShorttNew Haven Register, New Haven, Connecticutleucoryx leucoryx  
33Lily WangNorwich Bulletin, Norwich, Connecticuttungsten tungsten  
34Sairah SheikhSouth Windsor Community Foundation, South Windsor, Connecticutedelweiss edelweiss  
35Pranay MalempatiDelaware Spelling Bee Collaborative, Wilmington, Delawaremahout mahout  
36Tuli Bennett-BoseThe Washington Informer, Washington, District of Columbialimpet limpet  
37Anuk DayapremaEuropean PTA, Defense and State Department Schools, Europeepaulement epaulement  
38Kriyana ReddyPolk County School District Collaborative, Bartow, FloridaCroesus Croesus  
39Kayla SheffieldThe Daily News , Bonita Springs, Floridamaraschino maraschino  
40Grace RemmerThe Florida Times-Union, Jacksonville, Floridakhor khor  
41Princeton BallarinoNaples Daily News , Naples, Floridalobscouse lobscouse  
42Vaidya GovindarajanThe Miami Herald, Miami, Floridacoati coati  
43Christal SchermeisterThe Miami Herald, Miami, Floridakuchen kuchen  
44Stuti MishraOrlando Sentinel, Orlando, Floridaecht echt  
45Nikitha ChandranTampa Bay Spelling Bee Collaborative, St. Petersburg, Floridalokshen lokshen  
46Yusra HashmiTreasure Coast Newspapers, Stuart, Floridaerubescent erubescent  
47Ann Marie BrownTallahassee Democrat, Tallahassee, Floridaasana oscina E
48Cara BushemeKiwanis Club of West Palm Beach, West Palm Beach, Floridachaetophorous chaetophorous  
49Rachael CundeyThe Augusta Chronicle, Augusta, Georgiametacarpal metacarpal  
50Simola NayakGeorgia Association of Educators, Tucker, Georgiacryophilic cryophilic  
51Philemon AwanEssence Communications Ltd., Accra, Ghanadynamogenesis dynamogenesis  
52Marcy Ann ErmitanioPacific Daily News, Hagåtña, Guamcabaletta cabaletta  
53Taggart Nakamotoaio, Honolulu, Hawaiimnemonic mnemonic  
54Sarah SedyCoeur d'Alene Press, Coeur d'Alene, Idahoconquistador conquistador  
55Malie CurrenTeton Valley News, Driggs, IdahoMeiji Meiji  
56Ian WendtLewiston Tribune, Lewiston, Idahonacarat nacarat  
57Christine AlexChicago Public Schools, Chicago, Illinoisdelaine delaine  
58Simon RicciChicago Spelling Bee Collaborative, Chicago, Illinoismotif motif  
59Sophia WhittemoreCommonwealth Edison, Chicago, Illinoisersatz ersatz  
60Marlene SantoraCommonwealth Edison, Chicago, IllinoisBarmecidal Barmecidal  
61Kimberly BelserCommonwealth Edison, Chicago, Illinoisnovillero novellero E
62Lucas UrbanskiNorthwest Herald, Crystal Lake, Illinoisergatogyne ergatogyne  
63Yasir HasnainHerald & Review, Decatur, Illinoiscaballero caballero  
64Ben RydeckiDaily Chronicle, DeKalb, Illinoisnyala nyala  
65Christopher RademacherThe Telegraph, Dixon, Illinoisocelot ocelot  
66Pranav SivakumarLake County Regional Office of Education, Grayslake, Illinoismélange mélange  
67Dhruva MehtaThe Daily Journal, Kankakee, Illinoisgabbro gabbro  
68Jay ShirodkarBoone-Winnebago Regional Office of Education, Loves Park, Illinoispabulum pabulum  
69Sophie BergmanThe Dispatch and The Rock Island Argus, Moline, IllinoisEocene Eocene  
70Grant InnisPeoria Journal Star, Peoria, Illinoiskeest keest  
71Daniel OsterKane County Chronicle, Saint Charles, Illinoisparonomasia paronomasia  
72Parker CarlsThe State Journal-Register, Springfield, Illinoisolfactometry olfactometry  
73Greg KesselThe Daily Gazette, Sterling, Illinoismukhtar mukhtar  
74Andrew StevensCarroll/JoDaviess/Stephenson Regional Office of Education, Stockton, Illinoisperciatelli perchitelli E
75Star HanIndiana University, Bloomington, Indianaepicondylic epicondilic E
76Matthew ZhengWilliams Comfort Air, Carmel, Indianadolcissimo dolcissimo  
77Aaron ManningEvansville Courier & Press, Evansville, Indianaichorous ichorous  
78Kaelyn BenderThe Journal Gazette, Fort Wayne, Indianadiffa difa E
79Gina SolomitoIndiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis , Indianapolis, Indianaperestroika perestroika  
80Pranav HaranThe Kokomo Tribune, Kokomo, Indianamulligan mulligan  
81Casey HenningsJournal and Courier, Lafayette, Indianaphosphorus phosphorus  
82Ross DeLongIndiana Wesleyan University, Marion, Indianacharpoy charpoy  
83Andie ReidyThe Star Press, Muncie, Indianapogrom pogrom  
84Margaret PetersonSouth Bend Tribune, South Bend, Indianaepistolary epistolary  
85Sabin KarkiThe Tribune-Star, Terre Haute, Indianabatik batik  
86Katie KirkKankakee Valley REMC, Wanatah, Indianajacquerie jacquerie  
87Jeremy FergusonIowa State University, Greenlee School of Journalism, Ames, Iowaphraseology phraseology  
88Joshua KalyanapuTelegraph Herald, Dubuque, Iowabarukhzy barukhzy  
89Gifton WrightJamaica Gleaner, Kingston, Jamaicaombrophobe ombrophobe  
90Haruka MasudaThe Japan Times, Tokyo, Japankibitzer kibitzer  
91Clara WicoffGreat Bend Tribune, Great Bend, Kansasfraise fraise  
92Vanya ShivashankarThe Olathe News, Olathe, Kansasauteur auteur  
93Emma SteimleThe Topeka Capital-Journal, Topeka, Kansaspickelhaube pickelhaube  
94Emily KeatonKentucky Spelling Bee Collaborative, Louisville, Kentuckyisanemone isanemone  
95Nickolas DayLouisiana Children’s Discovery Center, Hammond, Louisianamyeloma myeloma  
96Emily McGrawKiwanis Club of Lafayette, Lafayette, Louisianajongleur jaungler E
97Caleb MillerThe News-Star, Monroe, Louisianajacana jacana  
98Jessica DavisThe Times-Picayune, New Orleans, Louisianaizzat izzat  
99Venkatesh SivaramanAlliance For Education, Shreveport, Louisianaglockenspiel glockenspiel  
100Caitlin HilleryHusson University, Bangor, Mainefantoccini fantoccini  
101Nat JordanPortland Press Herald/Maine Sunday Telegram, Portland, Maineproaulion proaulion  
102Olivia Simmons21st Century Education Foundation, Annapolis, Marylandicosahedron icosahedron  
103Shaheer ImamLearn It Systems, Baltimore, Marylandquinzaine quinzaine  
104Reid FitzHughThe Meakem Group of Wells Fargo Advisors, Bethesda, Marylandautoschediastic autoschediastic  
105Jack NolanHoward County Library, Columbia, Marylandkalema kalema  
106Grace LiThe Herald-Mail, Hagerstown, Marylandeigenvalue eigenvalue  
107Hannah ThomasThe Gazette & The Star, Laurel, Marylandpunctilio punctilio  
108Michelle BeaulieuThe Enterprise, Lexington Park, Marylandrealschule realschule  
109Christian KincaidThe Recorder, Prince Frederick, Marylandmynheer mynheer  
110Sydney ChristleyMaryland Independent, Waldorf, Marylandsaxicolous saccicolus E
111Sam LoweryBoston Centers for Youth & Families, Boston, Massachusettsnenuphar nenuphar  
112Katie HudekSentinel & Enterprise, Fitchburg, Massachusettsseine seine  
113Amber BornThe Daily Item, Lynn, Massachusettspizzicato pizzicato  
114Molly CahillComcast, Taunton, Massachusettscommissar commissar  
115Coralee LaRueThe Martha's Vineyard Times, Vineyard Haven, Massachusettspochade pouchade E
116Amulya ParmarThe Detroit News, Detroit, Michiganorthognathous orthognathous  
117Mwangi Wa Maina Kent Intermediate School District, Grand Rapids, Michiganpodagra podagra  
118Leland FinneyUpper Peninsula Spelling Bee Collaborative, Iron Mountain, Michiganjerboa gerboa E
119Ritvik JillalaThe Jackson Citizen Patriot, Jackson, Michiganecclesiology ecclesiology  
120Marissa PruittThe County Press, Lapeer, Michigantaiga taiga  
121Mitchell LangeLudington Daily News, Ludington, Michiganpeccadillo peccadillo  
122Nathaniel BrittonThe Macomb Daily, Macomb, Michigankichel kikle E
123Kuvam ShahaneThe Oakland Press, Pontiac, MichiganBolshevik Bolshevik  
124Hannah JacksonSaginaw Independent School District, Saginaw, Michiganjaponaiserie japonaiserie  
125Brett TuttonThe Herald Palladium, St. Joseph, Michiganhoomalimali hoomalimali  
126Jack PascheTraverse City Record-Eagle, Traverse City, Michiganidiosyncratically ioqrsz34flvrq E
127Kavyapranati PratapaWillow Run Community Schools, Ypsilanti, Michiganfissiparous fissiparous  
128Emma GreenleeLakes Country Service Cooperative, Fergus Falls, Minnesotahobbledehoy hobbledehoy  
129Elise StahlLockridge Grindal Nauen P.L.L.P., Minneapolis, Minnesotaoubliette oubliette  
130Antony JosephSouth Central Service Cooperative, North Mankato, Minnesotaimaret imaret  
131Roshini AsirvathamSoutheast Service Cooperative , Rochester, Minnesotapsilosis psilosis  
132Matthew MajerleNational Joint Powers Alliance, Staples, Minnesotaedaphic edaphic  
133Dev JaiswalMississippi Association of Educators, Jackson, MississippiQatari Qatari  
134Priscilla LiowColumbia Daily Tribune, Columbia, Missouricheka cheka  
135Jacob LongmeyerCass County Democrat Missourian, Harrisonville, Missourigymkhana gymkhana  
136Jordan HoffmanJackson County Spelling Bee Collaborative, Kansas City, Missouripharmacology pharmacology  
137Adeesh MishraThree Rivers Community College, Poplar Bluff, Missouribibliopegist bibliopegist  
138Joseph SnellingSedalia Spelling Bee Collaborative, Sedalia, Missouriramellose ramalose E
139Julian PachecoCollege of Arts and Letters - Missouri State University, Springfield, Missourieffendi effendi  
140Grant PaceSt. Joseph News-Press, St. Joseph, Missouricochleariform cochleariform  
141Gokul VenkatachalamSt. Louis Post-Dispatch, St. Louis, Missouriwiddershins widdershins  
142Madelyn KirschLee Newspapers of Montana, Billings, Montanananization nanisation E
143Julia FiksinskiOmaha World-Herald, Omaha, Nebraskadétente détente  
144Megan Allison PinedaLas Vegas Review-Journal, Las Vegas, Nevadarasgado rasgado  
145Emma CiereszynskiNew Hampshire Union Leader, Manchester, New Hampshiresabermetrics sabermetrics  
146Angela WangTownsquare Media, Bayville, New Jerseymuishond muishond  
147Bisma NasirCamden Spelling Bee Collaborative, Camden, New Jerseyrecalcitrant recalcitrant  
148Sanjana MallaThe Record and Herald News, Hackensack, New Jerseyufology ufology  
149Kennith GonzalezHudson County Office of Cultural and Heritage Affairs, Jersey City, New Jerseycappelletti cappelletti  
150Carson MonksTri-State Spelling Bee Committee, Montague, New Jerseyrejoneador rejoneador  
151Cooper BarthAsbury Park Press/Home News Tribune , Neptune, New Jerseyserdab serdab  
152Eboseremhen EigbeTownsquare Media, Northfield, New Jerseyexophthalmic exophthalmic  
153Jacob HunterThe Albuquerque Journal, Albuquerque, New Mexicorenascent renascent  
154Massoud SharifTimes Union, Albany, New Yorksfumato sfumato  
155Nabeel RahmanThe Buffalo News, Buffalo, New Yorktamarind tamarind  
156Sruti AkulaThe Leader, Corning, New YorkNereid Nereid  
157Gavin BuehlerFinger Lakes Times, Geneva, New Yorktchotchke tchotchke  
158Adam FerrariThe Leader-Herald, Gloversville, New Yorkrepertoire repertoire  
159Dean CreedonHofstra University, Hempstead, New Yorkthurification thurification  
160Keerthi RadhakrishnanTimes Herald-Record, Middletown, New Yorkretrocedence retrocedence  
161Jabaal AllenMount Vernon Inquirer, Mount Vernon, New Yorkwoad wode E
162Arvind MahankaliDaily News, New York, New Yorkapparatchik apparatchik  
163Alexis TangDaily News, New York, New Yorktokamak tokamak  
164Kristin RatliffThe Daily Star, Oneonta, New Yorkcubitiere cubitiere  
165Philip CummingsThe Palladium-Times, Oswego, New Yorknilpotent neelpotent E
166Nicholas ManfredPress-Republican, Plattsburgh, New Yorktrabant trabont E
167Emily CarelloThe Post-Standard, Syracuse, New Yorkmisogynist misogynist  
168Dylan O'ConnorWatertown Daily Times, Watertown, New Yorkdachshund dachshund  
169Ryan McLellanNew Zealand Spelling Bee Trust, Wellington, New Zealandkeeshond keyshond E
170Meghna MahadevanTimes-News, Burlington, North Carolinamadeleine madeleine  
171Olivia JonesThe Charlotte Observer, Charlotte, North Carolinasaboteur saboteur  
172Zachary JacobsThe Clayton News-Star, Clayton, North Carolinavaquero vaquero  
173Ned SwanseyDuke University's Office of Durham and Regional Affairs, Durham, North Carolinadipneumonous dipneumonous  
174Ashrita VadlapatlaThe Fayetteville Observer, Fayetteville, North Carolinasansei sansei  
175Katie DanisThe Gaston Gazette, Gastonia, North Carolinasarsaparilla sarsaparilla  
176Aidan MarkwickHarnett County Spelling Bee Collaborative, Lillington, North Carolinawaggery waggery  
177Michael BonoPAGE of Wake County, Raleigh, North Carolinaprosciutto prosciutto  
178Vedantanshu KarDelta Center for Life Development, Inc., Rocky Mount, North Carolinadouane douane  
179Hunter RandolphPAGE of Lee County, Sanford, North Carolinacelature celature  
180Sierra ParkerThe Shelby Star, Shelby, North Carolinasauerbraten sauerbraten  
181Isabella MayoWashington Daily News, Washington, North CarolinaFahrenheit Fahrenheit  
182Landry BallanceWilson Daily Times, Wilson, North Carolinaimprimatur imprateur E
183Nejat AlkadirWinston-Salem Journal, Winston-Salem, North Carolinaschadenfreude schadenfreude  
184Ty KorsmoNorth Dakota Council of Educational Leaders, Bismarck, North Dakotagyascutus gyascutus  
185Sunny LevineAkron Beacon Journal, Akron, Ohiomistassini mistassini  
186Spencer BrooksOhio University's Scripps College of Communication, Athens, Ohiojacamar jacamar  
187Nathan DuganThe Repository, Canton, Ohioschottische schottische  
188Manu NairWCPO-TV Channel 9, Cincinnati, Ohiométier métier  
189Mira O'DonnellWCPO-TV Channel 9, Cincinnati, Ohioscuppernong schuppernong E
190Isabella NilssonThe Plain Dealer, Cleveland, Ohiojamrosade jamroseade E
191Tabitha WellsDayton Daily News, Dayton, Ohiosegmentate segmentate  
192Veto LopezEducational Service Center of Lorain County, LaGrange, Ohiophilhellenism philhellinism E
193Nicholas RushlowLancaster Eagle-Gazette, Lancaster, Ohiotaxonomically taxonomically  
194LeeAnn JoseThe Lima News, Lima, Ohiobromeliad bromeliad  
195Carter LangThe Marietta Times, Marietta, Ohiokobold kobold  
196Marcus ClarkThe Times Leader, Martins Ferry, Ohioiodopsin iodopsin  
197Michael ReinerSalem News, East Liverpool Review and The Morning Journal, Salem, Ohiohuapango wapango E
198Dharani KotekalThe Herald-Star, Steubenville, Ohiojurisprudence jurisprudence  
199Spencer HipsherThe Blade, Toledo, Ohiopoimenics poinmenichs E
200Rebekah StanhopeThe Tribune Chronicle, Warren, Ohioisophylly isophylly  
201Vishnu NistalaThe News-Herald, Willoughby, Ohioblitzkrieg blitzkrieg  
202Max LeeThe Vindicator, Youngstown, Ohiojnana jnana  
203Richelle ZampellaMuskogee Spelling Bee Collaborative, Muskogee, Oklahomasymmetrical symmetrical  
204Noah CassidyThe Oklahoman, Oklahoma City, Oklahomaeucharistic eucharistic  
205Katie CarterPortland Tribune, Portland, Oregongobemouche gobemouche  
206Reena BennyThe Chester Spirit, Chester, Pennsylvaniasoliloquy soliloquy  
207Katie ProffittChester County Intermediate Unit, Downingtown, Pennsylvaniatautologous tautologous  
208Naomi LiThe Express-Times, Easton, Pennsylvaniagaljoen galjoen  
209Katie DuddingWITF: Public Media for Central Pennsylvania, Harrisburg, Pennsylvaniamegahertz megahertz  
210John FultonIntelligencer Journal/Lancaster New Era, Lancaster, Pennsylvaniaisepiptesis isopotesis E
211Neha BhardwajThe Times Herald, Norristown, Pennsylvaniatelegnosis telegnosis  
212Visha ParmarPennridge Community Education Foundation, Perkasie, Pennsylvaniamenagerie menagerie  
213Lena GreenbergThe Philadelphia Tribune, Philadelphia, Pennsylvaniathalian thalian  
214Megan AntoonPittsburgh Post-Gazette, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvaniapaskha pashkhe E
215Daniel McGarveyThe Republican Herald, Pottsville, Pennsylvaniathule thule  
216Tom VelikReading Eagle, Reading, Pennsylvaniaamphimacer amphimacr E
217Devin ReedTimes Leader, Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvaniatopepo topepo  
218Alexandra HarperCommonwealth-Parkville School, San Juan, Puerto Ricozacate zacate  
219Emma VorenbergThe Valley Breeze, Cumberland, Rhode Islandgomphosis gomphosis  
220Sheena ChegeAnderson Independent Mail, Anderson, South Carolinatoreador toreador  
221Austin WoodThe Allendale Sun, Allendale, South CarolinaZanzibari zanzibarri E
222Ian Jef BongalontaThe Post and Courier, Charleston, South Carolinahebdomad hebdomad  
223Jacob EversPee Dee Education Center, Florence, South Carolinaophelimity ophelimity  
224Isabella NeubauerThe Sun News, Myrtle Beach, South Carolinamneme mneme  
225Reagan LeonardHerald-Journal, Spartanburg, South Carolinatrophotropism trophotropism  
226Maria Braga-HenebryUniversity of South Dakota, Vermillion, South Dakotapfeffernuss pfeffernuss  
227Jiwon SeoYoon's English School, Seoul, South KoreaDimetrodon Dimetrodon  
228Nicole FrischeChattanooga Times Free Press, Chattanooga, Tennesseecachexia cachexia  
229Claire LayneThe Jackson Sun, Jackson, Tennesseemandir mandir  
230Hannah JacksonKnoxville News Sentinel, Knoxville, Tennesseeuitlander uitlander  
231Valery Nguyen-AuThe Commercial Appeal, Memphis, Tennesseeraconteur raconteur  
232Coleman SwartzfagerThe Commercial Appeal, Memphis, Tennesseethanatology thanatology  
233Grace ParkBaker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz, Nashville, Tennesseeapartheid apartheid  
234Kate MillerAbilene Reporter-News, Abilene, Texastrepak trepak  
235Casey EllisAmarillo Globe-News, Amarillo, Texastritium tritium  
236Victoria EpsteinCorpus Christi Caller-Times, Corpus Christi, Texasumbilicate umbilicate  
237Chetan ReddyThe Dallas Morning News, Dallas, Texasbraggadocio braggadocio  
238Abigail SpitzerEl Paso Times, El Paso, TexasHemerocallis Hemerocallis  
239Mark De Los SantosTexas Christian University, Fort Worth, Texasarenicolous arenicolous  
240Alen SajuValley Freedom Newspapers, Harlingen, Texasturricular turricular  
241Sivateja TangiralaHoustonPBS, Houston, Texasmihrab mihrab  
242Roland PatricioLaredo Morning Times, Laredo, Texassphendone sphendone  
243Neloy ShomeLubbock Avalanche-Journal, Lubbock, Texascabecera cabacera E
244Thomas RubioMidland Reporter-Telegram, Midland, Texastympanum tympanum  
245Ethan WallOdessa American, Odessa, Texasroodebok rudabach E
246Clancy CarterSan Angelo Standard-Times, San Angelo, Texastopeng topeng  
247Sarah HurlinSan Antonio Express-News, San Antonio, TexasBildungsroman Bildungsroman  
248Pauline NegreteVictoria Advocate, Victoria, Texasoxylophyte oxylophyte  
249Whitney JamesonBBVA Compass Bank, Waco, Texasrondeau rondeau  
250Ruth AnwasiTimes Record News, Wichita Falls, Texasschizocarp schizocarp  
251Yad BassThe Virgin Islands Daily News, St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islandsunciferous unciferous  
252Jared WardSoutheast Education Service Center, Price, Utahrayonnant rayonnant  
253Sophie ChoateDaily Herald, Provo, Utahamniocentesis amniocentesis  
254Vismaya KharkarThe Valley Journals, Salt Lake City, UtahRequiem Requiem  
255Ronan HowlettThe Burlington Free Press, Burlington, Vermontrendezvous rendezvous  
256Kayla Corredera-WellsThe News-Virginian and The Daily Progress, Charlottesville, Virginiatularemia tularemia  
257Madison FuentesDanville Register and Bee , Danville, Virginiavincible vincible  
258Andrew MarinoThe Free Lance-Star, Fredericksburg, Virginiavirgule virgule  
259Karlesha CanadyHampton Literary Society, Hampton, Virginiahydrargyrum hyderarereum E
260Urna ChakrabartyRockingham District Ruritans, Harrisonburg, VirginiaWeissnichtwo Weissnichtwo  
261Luke ThornburghLoudoun Times-Mirror, Leesburg, VirginiaRorschach Rorschach  
262Sarah PhillipsThe News & Advance, Lynchburg, Virginiavoortrekker voortrekker  
263Caroline WillettThe Virginian-Pilot, Norfolk, Virginiaimmiserization immiserization  
264Jae CanettiFairfax County Times, Reston, Virginiastenohaline stenohaline  
265Evan SmithRichmond Times-Dispatch, Richmond, Virginiavorago vorago  
266Shayley MartinThe Roanoke Times, Roanoke, Virginiawaterzooi waterzooi  
267Victoria WhitedTazewell County Fair Association, Tazewell, Virginiavolemic volemic  
268Samuel EstepThe Community Foundation of the Northern Shenandoah Valley, Winchester, Virginiawedel wedel  
269Lori Anne MadisonNews & Messenger, Woodbridge, Virginiaingluvies engluvies E
270Camille MurphyTown Hall Seattle, Seattle, Washingtonxenial xenial  
271Jonah GunterNorth Central Washington Collaborative Spelling Bee, Wenatchee, Washingtonvoiturette voiturette  
272Elizabeth KohCharleston Gazette-Mail, Charleston, West Virginiatrattoria trattoria  
273Thomas AldridgeThe Clarksburg Exponent-Telegram, Clarksburg, West Virginiaframboise framboise  
274Shivali HalabeThe Dominion Post, Morgantown, West Virginiawhortleberry whortleberry  
275Olivia ArcherThe Catholic Spirit, Wheeling, West Virginiafennec fenneck E
276Heloise CheruvalathWisconsin State Journal, Madison, Wisconsinvivace vivace  
277Lia EgglestonWyoming Spelling Bee Collaborative, Casper, Wyomingtanha tunha E
278Zachary DoironBoston Centers for Youth & Families, Boston, Massachusettstromometer tremometer E