Summary of Round 3

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No.Speller's NameSpeller's SponsorCorrect SpellingSpelling GivenError
1Kevin Lazenby Adventure Travel, Birmingham, Alabamakepi kepi  
2Taia Fagerstrom Anchorage Daily News, Anchorage, Alaskaimpapyrated impapyrated  
3David Jones Daily News-Miner, Fairbanks, Alaskaraita raita  
4Rita Jennings Samoa News, Pago Pago, American Samoakirtle kirtle  
5Sumaita Mulk Arizona Educational Foundation, Scottsdale, Arizonazapateado zapateado  
6Aarish Raza Navajo Times Publishing Company, Window Rock, Arizonavettura vettura  
7Trevor Paulsen Arkansas Democrat Gazette, Little Rock, ArkansasBeetewk Beetewk  
8Paloma Cartwright The Nassau Guardian, Nassau, Bahamaskohlrabi kohlrabi  
9Lerick Gordon Desert Dispatch, Barstow, Californiaengastrimythic angastramythic E
10Brian Jeffers Ventura County Star, Camarillo, Californiabalalaika balalaika  
11Apolonia Gardner Imperial Valley Press, El Centro, Californiarotogravure rotogravure  
12Nickan Fayyazi Los Angeles Spelling Bee Collaborative, Los Angeles, Californiaexequies exequies  
13Justin Chuang Friends of the Diamond Bar Library, Pomona, Californiabobbejaan bobbejaan  
14Patrizzia Fox-Beaudet Record Searchlight, Redding, Californiasuffrutescent suffrutescent  
15Shruti Amin The Press-Enterprise, Riverside, Californiaminaret minaret  
16Jack Maglalang The Sacramento Bee, Sacramento, CaliforniaLabanotation labonotation E
17Dylan Bird Monterey County Office of Education, Salinas, Californiacatalineta catalineta  
18Isabel Cholbi San Bernardino Spelling Bee Collaborative, San Bernardino, Californiadhole dole E
19Snigdha Nandipati U-T San Diego, San Diego, Californialahar lahar  
20Siddharth Kulkarni San Francisco Chronicle, San Francisco, Californiatheomachy theomachy  
21Sam Nitz The Orange County Register, Santa Ana, Californiaanachronism anachronism  
22Alex Howe Daily Press, Victorville, Californiacnemial menial E
23Bridget Byerlee Visalia Times-Delta/Tulare Advance-Register, Visalia, Californialebhaft lebhaft  
24Nick Lambert Contra Costa Times, Walnut Creek, Californiaaltazimuth altazimuth  
25Jennifer Mong The Telegram, St. John's, Newfoundland, Canadavaticination vaticination  
26Zhongtian Wang The Windsor Star, Windsor, Ontario, Canadaembarcadero embarcadero  
27Mignon Tsai The Vancouver Sun, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canadaleegte leegte  
28Katharine Wang Community Center Shanghai, Shanghai, ChinaDamoclean Damoclean  
29Eva Kitlen Barnes & Noble, Boulder, Coloradoutile utile  
30Frank Cahill The Denver Post, Denver, Coloradoephemeral ephemeral  
31Rahul Malayappan Hearst Connecticut Media Group, Danbury, Connecticutxebec xebec  
32Kitty Shortt New Haven Register, New Haven, Connecticutleucoryx leucoryx  
33Lily Wang Norwich Bulletin, Norwich, Connecticuttungsten tungsten  
34Sairah Sheikh South Windsor Community Foundation, South Windsor, Connecticutedelweiss edelweiss  
35Pranay Malempati Delaware Spelling Bee Collaborative, Wilmington, Delawaremahout mahout  
36Tuli Bennett-Bose The Washington Informer, Washington, District of Columbialimpet limpet  
37Anuk Dayaprema European PTA, Defense and State Department Schools, Europeepaulement epaulement  
38Kriyana Reddy Polk County School District Collaborative, Bartow, FloridaCroesus Croesus  
39Kayla Sheffield The Daily News , Bonita Springs, Floridamaraschino maraschino  
40Grace Remmer The Florida Times-Union, Jacksonville, Floridakhor khor  
41Princeton Ballarino Naples Daily News , Naples, Floridalobscouse lobscouse  
42Vaidya Govindarajan The Miami Herald, Miami, Floridacoati coati  
43Christal Schermeister The Miami Herald, Miami, Floridakuchen kuchen  
44Stuti Mishra Orlando Sentinel, Orlando, Floridaecht echt  
45Nikitha Chandran Tampa Bay Spelling Bee Collaborative, St. Petersburg, Floridalokshen lokshen  
46Yusra Hashmi Treasure Coast Newspapers, Stuart, Floridaerubescent erubescent  
47Ann Marie Brown Tallahassee Democrat, Tallahassee, Floridaasana oscina E
48Cara Busheme Kiwanis Club of West Palm Beach, West Palm Beach, Floridachaetophorous chaetophorous  
49Rachael Cundey The Augusta Chronicle, Augusta, Georgiametacarpal metacarpal  
50Simola Nayak Georgia Association of Educators, Tucker, Georgiacryophilic cryophilic  
51Philemon Awan Essence Communications Ltd., Accra, Ghanadynamogenesis dynamogenesis  
52Marcy Ann Ermitanio Pacific Daily News, Hagåtña, Guamcabaletta cabaletta  
53Taggart Nakamoto aio, Honolulu, Hawaiimnemonic mnemonic  
54Sarah Sedy Coeur d'Alene Press, Coeur d'Alene, Idahoconquistador conquistador  
55Malie Curren Teton Valley News, Driggs, IdahoMeiji Meiji  
56Ian Wendt Lewiston Tribune, Lewiston, Idahonacarat nacarat  
57Christine Alex Chicago Public Schools, Chicago, Illinoisdelaine delaine  
58Simon Ricci Chicago Spelling Bee Collaborative, Chicago, Illinoismotif motif  
59Sophia Whittemore Commonwealth Edison, Chicago, Illinoisersatz ersatz  
60Marlene Santora Commonwealth Edison, Chicago, IllinoisBarmecidal Barmecidal  
61Kimberly Belser Commonwealth Edison, Chicago, Illinoisnovillero novellero E
62Lucas Urbanski Northwest Herald, Crystal Lake, Illinoisergatogyne ergatogyne  
63Yasir Hasnain Herald & Review, Decatur, Illinoiscaballero caballero  
64Ben Rydecki Daily Chronicle, DeKalb, Illinoisnyala nyala  
65Christopher Rademacher The Telegraph, Dixon, Illinoisocelot ocelot  
66Pranav Sivakumar Lake County Regional Office of Education, Grayslake, Illinoismélange mélange  
67Dhruva Mehta The Daily Journal, Kankakee, Illinoisgabbro gabbro  
68Jay Shirodkar Boone-Winnebago Regional Office of Education, Loves Park, Illinoispabulum pabulum  
69Sophie Bergman The Dispatch and The Rock Island Argus, Moline, IllinoisEocene Eocene  
70Grant Innis Peoria Journal Star, Peoria, Illinoiskeest keest  
71Daniel Oster Kane County Chronicle, Saint Charles, Illinoisparonomasia paronomasia  
72Parker Carls The State Journal-Register, Springfield, Illinoisolfactometry olfactometry  
73Greg Kessel The Daily Gazette, Sterling, Illinoismukhtar mukhtar  
74Andrew Stevens Carroll/JoDaviess/Stephenson Regional Office of Education, Stockton, Illinoisperciatelli perchitelli E
75Star Han Indiana University, Bloomington, Indianaepicondylic epicondilic E
76Matthew Zheng Williams Comfort Air, Carmel, Indianadolcissimo dolcissimo  
77Aaron Manning Evansville Courier & Press, Evansville, Indianaichorous ichorous  
78Kaelyn Bender The Journal Gazette, Fort Wayne, Indianadiffa difa E
79Gina Solomito Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis , Indianapolis, Indianaperestroika perestroika  
80Pranav Haran The Kokomo Tribune, Kokomo, Indianamulligan mulligan  
81Casey Hennings Journal and Courier, Lafayette, Indianaphosphorus phosphorus  
82Ross DeLong Indiana Wesleyan University, Marion, Indianacharpoy charpoy  
83Andie Reidy The Star Press, Muncie, Indianapogrom pogrom  
84Margaret Peterson South Bend Tribune, South Bend, Indianaepistolary epistolary  
85Sabin Karki The Tribune-Star, Terre Haute, Indianabatik batik  
86Katie Kirk Kankakee Valley REMC, Wanatah, Indianajacquerie jacquerie  
87Jeremy Ferguson Iowa State University, Greenlee School of Journalism, Ames, Iowaphraseology phraseology  
88Joshua Kalyanapu Telegraph Herald, Dubuque, Iowabarukhzy barukhzy  
89Gifton Wright Jamaica Gleaner, Kingston, Jamaicaombrophobe ombrophobe  
90Haruka Masuda The Japan Times, Tokyo, Japankibitzer kibitzer  
91Clara Wicoff Great Bend Tribune, Great Bend, Kansasfraise fraise  
92Vanya Shivashankar The Olathe News, Olathe, Kansasauteur auteur  
93Emma Steimle The Topeka Capital-Journal, Topeka, Kansaspickelhaube pickelhaube  
94Emily Keaton Kentucky Spelling Bee Collaborative, Louisville, Kentuckyisanemone isanemone  
95Nickolas Day Louisiana Children’s Discovery Center, Hammond, Louisianamyeloma myeloma  
96Emily McGraw Kiwanis Club of Lafayette, Lafayette, Louisianajongleur jaungler E
97Caleb Miller The News-Star, Monroe, Louisianajacana jacana  
98Jessica Davis The Times-Picayune, New Orleans, Louisianaizzat izzat  
99Venkatesh Sivaraman Alliance For Education, Shreveport, Louisianaglockenspiel glockenspiel  
100Caitlin Hillery Husson University, Bangor, Mainefantoccini fantoccini  
101Nat Jordan Portland Press Herald/Maine Sunday Telegram, Portland, Maineproaulion proaulion  
102Olivia Simmons 21st Century Education Foundation, Annapolis, Marylandicosahedron icosahedron  
103Shaheer Imam Learn It Systems, Baltimore, Marylandquinzaine quinzaine  
104Reid FitzHugh The Meakem Group of Wells Fargo Advisors, Bethesda, Marylandautoschediastic autoschediastic  
105Jack Nolan Howard County Library, Columbia, Marylandkalema kalema  
106Grace Li The Herald-Mail, Hagerstown, Marylandeigenvalue eigenvalue  
107Hannah Thomas The Gazette & The Star, Laurel, Marylandpunctilio punctilio  
108Michelle Beaulieu The Enterprise, Lexington Park, Marylandrealschule realschule  
109Christian Kincaid The Recorder, Prince Frederick, Marylandmynheer mynheer  
110Sydney Christley Maryland Independent, Waldorf, Marylandsaxicolous saccicolus E
111Sam Lowery Boston Centers for Youth & Families, Boston, Massachusettsnenuphar nenuphar  
112Katie Hudek Sentinel & Enterprise, Fitchburg, Massachusettsseine seine  
113Amber Born The Daily Item, Lynn, Massachusettspizzicato pizzicato  
114Molly Cahill Comcast, Taunton, Massachusettscommissar commissar  
115Coralee LaRue The Martha's Vineyard Times, Vineyard Haven, Massachusettspochade pouchade E
116Amulya Parmar The Detroit News, Detroit, Michiganorthognathous orthognathous  
117Mwangi Wa Maina Kent Intermediate School District, Grand Rapids, Michiganpodagra podagra  
118Leland Finney Upper Peninsula Spelling Bee Collaborative, Iron Mountain, Michiganjerboa gerboa E
119Ritvik Jillala The Jackson Citizen Patriot, Jackson, Michiganecclesiology ecclesiology  
120Marissa Pruitt The County Press, Lapeer, Michigantaiga taiga  
121Mitchell Lange Ludington Daily News, Ludington, Michiganpeccadillo peccadillo  
122Nathaniel Britton The Macomb Daily, Macomb, Michigankichel kikle E
123Kuvam Shahane The Oakland Press, Pontiac, MichiganBolshevik Bolshevik  
124Hannah Jackson Saginaw Independent School District, Saginaw, Michiganjaponaiserie japonaiserie  
125Brett Tutton The Herald Palladium, St. Joseph, Michiganhoomalimali hoomalimali  
126Jack Pasche Traverse City Record-Eagle, Traverse City, Michiganidiosyncratically ioqrsz34flvrq E
127Kavyapranati Pratapa Willow Run Community Schools, Ypsilanti, Michiganfissiparous fissiparous  
128Emma Greenlee Lakes Country Service Cooperative, Fergus Falls, Minnesotahobbledehoy hobbledehoy  
129Elise Stahl Lockridge Grindal Nauen P.L.L.P., Minneapolis, Minnesotaoubliette oubliette  
130Antony Joseph South Central Service Cooperative, North Mankato, Minnesotaimaret imaret  
131Roshini Asirvatham Southeast Service Cooperative , Rochester, Minnesotapsilosis psilosis  
132Matthew Majerle National Joint Powers Alliance, Staples, Minnesotaedaphic edaphic  
133Dev Jaiswal Mississippi Association of Educators, Jackson, MississippiQatari Qatari  
134Priscilla Liow Columbia Daily Tribune, Columbia, Missouricheka cheka  
135Jacob Longmeyer Cass County Democrat Missourian, Harrisonville, Missourigymkhana gymkhana  
136Jordan Hoffman Jackson County Spelling Bee Collaborative, Kansas City, Missouripharmacology pharmacology  
137Adeesh Mishra Three Rivers Community College, Poplar Bluff, Missouribibliopegist bibliopegist  
138Joseph Snelling Sedalia Spelling Bee Collaborative, Sedalia, Missouriramellose ramalose E
139Julian Pacheco College of Arts and Letters - Missouri State University, Springfield, Missourieffendi effendi  
140Grant Pace St. Joseph News-Press, St. Joseph, Missouricochleariform cochleariform  
141Gokul Venkatachalam St. Louis Post-Dispatch, St. Louis, Missouriwiddershins widdershins  
142Madelyn Kirsch Lee Newspapers of Montana, Billings, Montanananization nanisation E
143Julia Fiksinski Omaha World-Herald, Omaha, Nebraskadétente détente  
144Megan Allison Pineda Las Vegas Review-Journal, Las Vegas, Nevadarasgado rasgado  
145Emma Ciereszynski New Hampshire Union Leader, Manchester, New Hampshiresabermetrics sabermetrics  
146Angela Wang Townsquare Media, Bayville, New Jerseymuishond muishond  
147Bisma Nasir Camden Spelling Bee Collaborative, Camden, New Jerseyrecalcitrant recalcitrant  
148Sanjana Malla The Record and Herald News, Hackensack, New Jerseyufology ufology  
149Kennith Gonzalez Hudson County Office of Cultural and Heritage Affairs, Jersey City, New Jerseycappelletti cappelletti  
150Carson Monks Tri-State Spelling Bee Committee, Montague, New Jerseyrejoneador rejoneador  
151Cooper Barth Asbury Park Press/Home News Tribune , Neptune, New Jerseyserdab serdab  
152Eboseremhen Eigbe Townsquare Media, Northfield, New Jerseyexophthalmic exophthalmic  
153Jacob Hunter The Albuquerque Journal, Albuquerque, New Mexicorenascent renascent  
154Massoud Sharif Times Union, Albany, New Yorksfumato sfumato  
155Nabeel Rahman The Buffalo News, Buffalo, New Yorktamarind tamarind  
156Sruti Akula The Leader, Corning, New YorkNereid Nereid  
157Gavin Buehler Finger Lakes Times, Geneva, New Yorktchotchke tchotchke  
158Adam Ferrari The Leader-Herald, Gloversville, New Yorkrepertoire repertoire  
159Dean Creedon Hofstra University, Hempstead, New Yorkthurification thurification  
160Keerthi Radhakrishnan Times Herald-Record, Middletown, New Yorkretrocedence retrocedence  
161Jabaal Allen Mount Vernon Inquirer, Mount Vernon, New Yorkwoad wode E
162Arvind Mahankali Daily News, New York, New Yorkapparatchik apparatchik  
163Alexis Tang Daily News, New York, New Yorktokamak tokamak  
164Kristin Ratliff The Daily Star, Oneonta, New Yorkcubitiere cubitiere  
165Philip Cummings The Palladium-Times, Oswego, New Yorknilpotent neelpotent E
166Nicholas Manfred Press-Republican, Plattsburgh, New Yorktrabant trabont E
167Emily Carello The Post-Standard, Syracuse, New Yorkmisogynist misogynist  
168Dylan O'Connor Watertown Daily Times, Watertown, New Yorkdachshund dachshund  
169Ryan McLellan New Zealand Spelling Bee Trust, Wellington, New Zealandkeeshond keyshond E
170Meghna Mahadevan Times-News, Burlington, North Carolinamadeleine madeleine  
171Olivia Jones The Charlotte Observer, Charlotte, North Carolinasaboteur saboteur  
172Zachary Jacobs The Clayton News-Star, Clayton, North Carolinavaquero vaquero  
173Ned Swansey Duke University's Office of Durham and Regional Affairs, Durham, North Carolinadipneumonous dipneumonous  
174Ashrita Vadlapatla The Fayetteville Observer, Fayetteville, North Carolinasansei sansei  
175Katie Danis The Gaston Gazette, Gastonia, North Carolinasarsaparilla sarsaparilla  
176Aidan Markwick Harnett County Spelling Bee Collaborative, Lillington, North Carolinawaggery waggery  
177Michael Bono PAGE of Wake County, Raleigh, North Carolinaprosciutto prosciutto  
178Vedantanshu Kar Delta Center for Life Development, Inc., Rocky Mount, North Carolinadouane douane  
179Hunter Randolph PAGE of Lee County, Sanford, North Carolinacelature celature  
180Sierra Parker The Shelby Star, Shelby, North Carolinasauerbraten sauerbraten  
181Isabella Mayo Washington Daily News, Washington, North CarolinaFahrenheit Fahrenheit  
182Landry Ballance Wilson Daily Times, Wilson, North Carolinaimprimatur imprateur E
183Nejat Alkadir Winston-Salem Journal, Winston-Salem, North Carolinaschadenfreude schadenfreude  
184Ty Korsmo North Dakota Council of Educational Leaders, Bismarck, North Dakotagyascutus gyascutus  
185Sunny Levine Akron Beacon Journal, Akron, Ohiomistassini mistassini  
186Spencer Brooks Ohio University's Scripps College of Communication, Athens, Ohiojacamar jacamar  
187Nathan Dugan The Repository, Canton, Ohioschottische schottische  
188Manu Nair WCPO-TV Channel 9, Cincinnati, Ohiométier métier  
189Mira O'Donnell WCPO-TV Channel 9, Cincinnati, Ohioscuppernong schuppernong E
190Isabella Nilsson The Plain Dealer, Cleveland, Ohiojamrosade jamroseade E
191Tabitha Wells Dayton Daily News, Dayton, Ohiosegmentate segmentate  
192Veto Lopez Educational Service Center of Lorain County, LaGrange, Ohiophilhellenism philhellinism E
193Nicholas Rushlow Lancaster Eagle-Gazette, Lancaster, Ohiotaxonomically taxonomically  
194LeeAnn Jose The Lima News, Lima, Ohiobromeliad bromeliad  
195Carter Lang The Marietta Times, Marietta, Ohiokobold kobold  
196Marcus Clark The Times Leader, Martins Ferry, Ohioiodopsin iodopsin  
197Michael Reiner Salem News, East Liverpool Review and The Morning Journal, Salem, Ohiohuapango wapango E
198Dharani Kotekal The Herald-Star, Steubenville, Ohiojurisprudence jurisprudence  
199Spencer Hipsher The Blade, Toledo, Ohiopoimenics poinmenichs E
200Rebekah Stanhope The Tribune Chronicle, Warren, Ohioisophylly isophylly  
201Vishnu Nistala The News-Herald, Willoughby, Ohioblitzkrieg blitzkrieg  
202Max Lee The Vindicator, Youngstown, Ohiojnana jnana  
203Richelle Zampella Muskogee Spelling Bee Collaborative, Muskogee, Oklahomasymmetrical symmetrical  
204Noah Cassidy The Oklahoman, Oklahoma City, Oklahomaeucharistic eucharistic  
205Katie Carter Portland Tribune, Portland, Oregongobemouche gobemouche  
206Reena Benny The Chester Spirit, Chester, Pennsylvaniasoliloquy soliloquy  
207Katie Proffitt Chester County Intermediate Unit, Downingtown, Pennsylvaniatautologous tautologous  
208Naomi Li The Express-Times, Easton, Pennsylvaniagaljoen galjoen  
209Katie Dudding WITF: Public Media for Central Pennsylvania, Harrisburg, Pennsylvaniamegahertz megahertz  
210John Fulton Intelligencer Journal/Lancaster New Era, Lancaster, Pennsylvaniaisepiptesis isopotesis E
211Neha Bhardwaj The Times Herald, Norristown, Pennsylvaniatelegnosis telegnosis  
212Visha Parmar Pennridge Community Education Foundation, Perkasie, Pennsylvaniamenagerie menagerie  
213Lena Greenberg The Philadelphia Tribune, Philadelphia, Pennsylvaniathalian thalian  
214Megan Antoon Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvaniapaskha pashkhe E
215Daniel McGarvey The Republican Herald, Pottsville, Pennsylvaniathule thule  
216Tom Velik Reading Eagle, Reading, Pennsylvaniaamphimacer amphimacr E
217Devin Reed Times Leader, Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvaniatopepo topepo  
218Alexandra Harper Commonwealth-Parkville School, San Juan, Puerto Ricozacate zacate  
219Emma Vorenberg The Valley Breeze, Cumberland, Rhode Islandgomphosis gomphosis  
220Sheena Chege Anderson Independent Mail, Anderson, South Carolinatoreador toreador  
221Austin Wood The Allendale Sun, Allendale, South CarolinaZanzibari zanzibarri E
222Ian Jef Bongalonta The Post and Courier, Charleston, South Carolinahebdomad hebdomad  
223Jacob Evers Pee Dee Education Center, Florence, South Carolinaophelimity ophelimity  
224Isabella Neubauer The Sun News, Myrtle Beach, South Carolinamneme mneme  
225Reagan Leonard Herald-Journal, Spartanburg, South Carolinatrophotropism trophotropism  
226Maria Braga-Henebry University of South Dakota, Vermillion, South Dakotapfeffernuss pfeffernuss  
227Jiwon Seo Yoon's English School, Seoul, South KoreaDimetrodon Dimetrodon  
228Nicole Frische Chattanooga Times Free Press, Chattanooga, Tennesseecachexia cachexia  
229Claire Layne The Jackson Sun, Jackson, Tennesseemandir mandir  
230Hannah Jackson Knoxville News Sentinel, Knoxville, Tennesseeuitlander uitlander  
231Valery Nguyen-Au The Commercial Appeal, Memphis, Tennesseeraconteur raconteur  
232Coleman Swartzfager The Commercial Appeal, Memphis, Tennesseethanatology thanatology  
233Grace Park Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz, Nashville, Tennesseeapartheid apartheid  
234Kate Miller Abilene Reporter-News, Abilene, Texastrepak trepak  
235Casey Ellis Amarillo Globe-News, Amarillo, Texastritium tritium  
236Victoria Epstein Corpus Christi Caller-Times, Corpus Christi, Texasumbilicate umbilicate  
237Chetan Reddy The Dallas Morning News, Dallas, Texasbraggadocio braggadocio  
238Abigail Spitzer El Paso Times, El Paso, TexasHemerocallis Hemerocallis  
239Mark De Los Santos Texas Christian University, Fort Worth, Texasarenicolous arenicolous  
240Alen Saju Valley Freedom Newspapers, Harlingen, Texasturricular turricular  
241Sivateja Tangirala HoustonPBS, Houston, Texasmihrab mihrab  
242Roland Patricio Laredo Morning Times, Laredo, Texassphendone sphendone  
243Neloy Shome Lubbock Avalanche-Journal, Lubbock, Texascabecera cabacera E
244Thomas Rubio Midland Reporter-Telegram, Midland, Texastympanum tympanum  
245Ethan Wall Odessa American, Odessa, Texasroodebok rudabach E
246Clancy Carter San Angelo Standard-Times, San Angelo, Texastopeng topeng  
247Sarah Hurlin San Antonio Express-News, San Antonio, TexasBildungsroman Bildungsroman  
248Pauline Negrete Victoria Advocate, Victoria, Texasoxylophyte oxylophyte  
249Whitney Jameson BBVA Compass Bank, Waco, Texasrondeau rondeau  
250Ruth Anwasi Times Record News, Wichita Falls, Texasschizocarp schizocarp  
251Yad Bass The Virgin Islands Daily News, St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islandsunciferous unciferous  
252Jared Ward Southeast Education Service Center, Price, Utahrayonnant rayonnant  
253Sophie Choate Daily Herald, Provo, Utahamniocentesis amniocentesis  
254Vismaya Kharkar The Valley Journals, Salt Lake City, UtahRequiem Requiem  
255Ronan Howlett The Burlington Free Press, Burlington, Vermontrendezvous rendezvous  
256Kayla Corredera-Wells The News-Virginian and The Daily Progress, Charlottesville, Virginiatularemia tularemia  
257Madison Fuentes Danville Register and Bee , Danville, Virginiavincible vincible  
258Andrew Marino The Free Lance-Star, Fredericksburg, Virginiavirgule virgule  
259Karlesha Canady Hampton Literary Society, Hampton, Virginiahydrargyrum hyderarereum E
260Urna Chakrabarty Rockingham District Ruritans, Harrisonburg, VirginiaWeissnichtwo Weissnichtwo  
261Luke Thornburgh Loudoun Times-Mirror, Leesburg, VirginiaRorschach Rorschach  
262Sarah Phillips The News & Advance, Lynchburg, Virginiavoortrekker voortrekker  
263Caroline Willett The Virginian-Pilot, Norfolk, Virginiaimmiserization immiserization  
264Jae Canetti Fairfax County Times, Reston, Virginiastenohaline stenohaline  
265Evan Smith Richmond Times-Dispatch, Richmond, Virginiavorago vorago  
266Shayley Martin The Roanoke Times, Roanoke, Virginiawaterzooi waterzooi  
267Victoria Whited Tazewell County Fair Association, Tazewell, Virginiavolemic volemic  
268Samuel Estep The Community Foundation of the Northern Shenandoah Valley, Winchester, Virginiawedel wedel  
269Lori Anne Madison News & Messenger, Woodbridge, Virginiaingluvies engluvies E
270Camille Murphy Town Hall Seattle, Seattle, Washingtonxenial xenial  
271Jonah Gunter North Central Washington Collaborative Spelling Bee, Wenatchee, Washingtonvoiturette voiturette  
272Elizabeth Koh Charleston Gazette-Mail, Charleston, West Virginiatrattoria trattoria  
273Thomas Aldridge The Clarksburg Exponent-Telegram, Clarksburg, West Virginiaframboise framboise  
274Shivali Halabe The Dominion Post, Morgantown, West Virginiawhortleberry whortleberry  
275Olivia Archer The Catholic Spirit, Wheeling, West Virginiafennec fenneck E
276Heloise Cheruvalath Wisconsin State Journal, Madison, Wisconsinvivace vivace  
277Lia Eggleston Wyoming Spelling Bee Collaborative, Casper, Wyomingtanha tunha E
278Zachary Doiron Boston Centers for Youth & Families, Boston, Massachusettstromometer tremometer E