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
1Meghana Giri Adventure Travel, Birmingham, Alabamablanquette blanquette  
2Bryce Tasso Anchorage Daily News, Anchorage, Alaskaabnegation abnegation  
3Katrina Miller Daily News-Miner, Fairbanks, Alaskaescabeche escabeche  
4Tauloto Tuiolemotu Samoa News, Pago Pago, American Samoaplutonite plutonite  
5Christopher O'Connor Arizona Educational Foundation, Scottsdale, Arizonarembrandt rembrandt  
6Samuel Yeager Navajo Times Publishing Company, Window Rock, Arizonayannigan yannagan E
7Chythanya Murali Arkansas Democrat Gazette, Little Rock, Arkansassenary senary  
8Danielle Smith The Nassau Guardian, Nassau, The Bahamasglaucomatous glaucomatous  
9Osvaldo Sanchez KERO 23 ABC, Bakersfield, Californiaoligarchic oligarchic  
10Soleil Jones Ventura County Star, Camarillo, Californiabrouhaha brouhaha  
11Jillian Fusi Imperial Valley Press, El Centro, Californiaidlesse idlesse  
12Rebecca Baron Los Angeles Spelling Bee Collaborative, Los Angeles, Californiaogival ogival  
13Hannah Silvestro Friends of the Diamond Bar Library, Pomona, Californiaquadragenarian quadregenarian E
14Clint Goodwin Record Searchlight, Redding, Californiaratafia ratifia E
15Katie Peterson The Press-Enterprise, Riverside, Californiatotipotency totipettancy E
16Aditya Mishra The Sacramento Bee, Sacramento, Californiageanticline geanticline  
17Cecilia Trujillo Monterey County Office of Education, Salinas, Californialegato legato  
18Isabel Cholbi San Bernardino Spelling Bee Collaborative, San Bernardino, Californiapessimum pessimum  
19Giabao Tonthat U-T San Diego, San Diego, Californiaflabbergast flabbergast  
20Neha Konakalla San Francisco Chronicle, San Francisco, Californiaeccrinology eccrinology  
23Mitchell Miya Visalia Times-Delta/Tulare Advance-Register, Visalia, Californiamycology mycology  
24Audrey Bantug Contra Costa Times, Walnut Creek, Californiaumami umami  
25Cassandra Clowe-Coish The Telegram, St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canadadelectus delectus  
26Mollie Symons The Chronicle Herald, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canadaombrology ombrology  
28Katharine Wang Community Center Shanghai, Shanghai, Chinaquebracho quebracho  
29Eva Kitlen Barnes & Noble, Boulder, Coloradobalaclava balaclava  
30Himanvi Kopuri The Denver Post, Denver, Coloradohyalithe hyalithe  
31Abram Goda Hearst Connecticut Media Group, Danbury, Connecticutnomenclative nomenclative  
32Anthony Capasso New Haven Register, New Haven, Connecticuttiramisu tiramisu  
33Keshav Ramesh South Windsor Public Library, South Windsor, Connecticutproteus proteus  
34Lillian Allingham Delaware Spelling Bee Collaborative, Wilmington, Delawarevargueno vargaino E
35Donovan Rolle The Washington Informer, Washington, District of Columbiabacciferous bacciferous  
36Anuk Dayaprema European PTA, Defense and State Department Schools, Europececity cecity  
37Lee Wall Polk County School District Collaborative, Bartow, Floridamyocarditis myocarditis  
38Aleena Boby The Daily News , Bonita Springs, Floridagypsum gypsum  
39Grace Remmer The Florida Times-Union, Jacksonville, Floridaexsculptate exsculptate  
40Shayaan Subzwari The Miami Herald, Miami, Floridachalcopyrite chalcopyrite  
41Christal Schermeister The Miami Herald, Miami, FloridaBascology Bascology  
43Mary Horton Orlando Sentinel Communications, Orlando, Floridaeland eland  
44Nikitha Chandran Tampa Bay Spelling Bee Collaborative, St. Petersburg, Floridaoolemma oolemma  
45Tarun Neelavannan Treasure Coast Newspapers, Stuart, Floridafomentation fomentation  
46Anchita Khurana Tallahassee Democrat, Tallahassee, Floridacyanosis cyanosis  
47Brian Reinhart Kiwanis Club of West Palm Beach, West Palm Beach, Floridabathyal bathyal  
48Rachael Cundey The Augusta Chronicle, Augusta, Georgiastereognosis stereognosis  
49Nicholas Poulos Georgia Association of Educators, Tucker, Georgiamortadella mortadella  
50Rohit Sahijwani Young Educators Foundation, Accra, Ghanamaxillae maxillae  
51Veronica Chua Pacific Daily News, Hagåtña, Guamjonquil jonquil  
52Akira Takabayashi aio, Honolulu, Hawaiioyez oyez  
54Erin Sellers Lewiston Tribune, Lewiston, Idahoflooey flooey  
55Annie Schnoll Chicago Public Schools, Chicago, Illinoisbelomancy belemancy E
56Richard Moraga Commonwealth Edison, Chicago, Illinoislucarne lucarne  
57Meghana Kamineni Commonwealth Edison, Chicago, Illinoisoriel oriel  
58Alia Abiad Commonwealth Edison, Chicago, Illinoisquiddity quiddity  
59Zander Patent Chicago Spelling Bee Collaborative, Chicago, Illinoisblottesque blottesque  
60Lucas Urbanski Northwest Herald, Crystal Lake, Illinoisphlox phlox  
61Yasir Hasnain Herald & Review, Decatur, Illinoisexaugural exaugural  
62Matthew Rogers Daily Chronicle, DeKalb, Illinoiskratogen kratogen  
63Christopher Rademacher The Telegraph, Dixon, Illinoisorthian orthein E
64Pranav Sivakumar Lake County Regional Office of Education, Grayslake, Illinoispyrope pyrope  
65Isra Ansari The Daily Journal, Kankakee, Illinoismoussaka moussaka  
66Rebecca Lisk Boone-Winnebago Regional Office of Education, Loves Park, Illinoisbrankursine brankursine  
67Sophie Bergman The Dispatch and The Rock Island Argus, Moline, Illinoisfacticide facticide  
68Ram Koganti Peoria Journal Star, Peoria, Illinoisguariba guariba  
69Piper Winkler Kane County Chronicle, Saint Charles, Illinoisostreiform ostreiform  
70Kyle Campbell The State Journal-Register, Springfield, Illinoisrabbinic rabbinic  
71Ashtyn Folgers The Daily Gazette, Sterling, Illinoissabot sabbot E
72Cecilia Guerrero Carroll/JoDaviess/Stephenson Regional Office of Education, Stockton, Illinoisbrume brume  
73Joseph Kirkpatrick The Herald Bulletin, Anderson, Indianadudgeon dudgeon  
74Mary Skirvin Indiana University, Bloomington, Indianatelencephalon telencephalon  
75Selena Qian Williams Comfort Air, Carmel, Indianabumptiously bumptiously  
76Aaron Manning Evansville Courier & Press, Evansville, Indianapilaster pilaster  
77Kaelyn Bender The Journal Gazette, Fort Wayne, Indianadynagraph dynagraph  
78Cy Orentlicher Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis , Indianapolis, Indianafacund facund  
79Minka Gill The Kokomo Tribune, Kokomo, Indianahamartia hamartia  
80Ted Tobias Journal and Courier, Lafayette, Indianajicama jicima E
81Madison Jones Indiana Wesleyan University, Marion, Indianapeculate peculate  
82Isaac McKee The Star Press, Muncie, Indianasaccadic saccadic  
83Margaret Peterson South Bend Tribune, South Bend, Indianabranchiferous branchiferous  
84Kimmie Collins The Tribune-Star, Terre Haute, Indianapuchero puchero  
85Sean Ives Kankakee Valley REMC, Wanatah, Indianatomography tomography  
86Zander Reed Iowa State University, Greenlee School of Journalism & Communication, Ames, IowaBelgravia Belgravia  
87Joshua Kalyanapu Telegraph Herald, Dubuque, Iowapiloncillo piloncio E
88Christian Allen Jamaica Gleaner, Kingston, Jamaicaadiabatic adiabatic  
89Daichi Hayakawa The Japan Times, Tokyo, Japandowager dowiger E
90Sterling Hollond Hays Daily News, Hays, Kansasfebrility fibrillity E
91Vanya Shivashankar The Olathe News, Olathe, Kansashorologium horologium  
92Gracie Schroeder The Topeka Capital-Journal, Topeka, Kansasillusoriness illusoriness  
93Emily Keaton Scripps Howard First Amendment Center, Lexington, Kentuckyluthier luthier  
94Tara Singh Kentucky Spelling Bee Collaborative, Louisville, Kentuckyrapscallion rapscallion  
95Nickolas Day Louisiana Children’s Discovery Center, Hammond, Louisianapelycosaur pelycosaur  
96Damien Handy Kiwanis Club of Lafayette, Lafayette, Louisianamussitation muscitation E
97Caleb Miller The News-Star, Monroe, Louisianasacerdotal sacerdotal  
98Robert Cerise The Times-Picayune, New Orleans, Louisianabreviloquence breviloquence  
99Safa Michigan Alliance For Education, Shreveport, Louisianatectogene techtegene E
100Lowell Ruck Husson University, Bangor, Maineviolaceous violaceous  
101Brandon Aponte Portland Press Herald/Maine Sunday Telegram, Portland, Mainebdelloid bdelloid  
102Robin Roper 21st Century Education Foundation, Annapolis, Marylanddiscrete discrete  
103Abby Pepin Learn It Systems, Baltimore, Marylandpsalmody psalmody  
104Calvin Liu The Meakem Group, Bethesda, Marylandxerostomia xerostomia  
105Jared Remsberg Frederick County Public Libraries, Frederick, Marylandadipose adipose  
106Mitsuki Ota Howard County Library, Columbia, Marylandferrotype ferrotype  
107Jade Lee The Herald-Mail, Hagerstown, Marylandbruschetta bruschetta  
108Gabriela Rodriguez-Garcia The Gazette & The Star, Laurel, Marylandjejunely jejunely  
109Michelle Beaulieu The Enterprise, Lexington Park, Marylandpekoe peekoe E
110Christian Kincaid The Recorder, Prince Frederick, Marylandsamara samara  
111Khaled Mohamed University of Maryland Eastern Shore, Princess Anne, Marylandbrilliantine brilliantine  
112Sydney Christley Maryland Independent, Waldorf, MarylandPromethean promothean E
114Meryl Warpula Sentinel & Enterprise, Fitchburg, Massachusettsbeccafico beccafico  
115Amber Born The Daily Item, Lynn, Massachusettsdiscrepate discrepate  
116Matthew Donohue Comcast, Taunton, Massachusettsfibrinogen fibrinogen  
118James Sun The Detroit News, Detroit, Michiganscaberulous scaberulous  
119Katie Walstra Kent Intermediate School District, Grand Rapids, Michiganodograph odograph  
120Shannon Nulf Upper Peninsula Spelling Bee Collaborative, Iron Mountain, Michiganreconcilable reconcilable  
122Neha Seshadri The County Press, Lapeer, Michiganharfang harfang  
123Marguerite Arbogast Ludington Daily News, Ludington, Michiganumland umland  
124Gurjiwan Chahal The Macomb Daily, Macomb, Michiganbrodequin brodican E
125Kuvam Shahane The Oakland Press, Pontiac, Michigantechnetronic technetronic  
126Hannah Jackson Saginaw Independent School District, Saginaw, Michigansebaceous sebaceous  
127Daniel Chi The Herald Palladium, St. Joseph, Michigandiscigerous discigerous  
128Charlie Donahue Traverse City Record-Eagle, Traverse City, Michiganacedia acedia  
129Emma Greenlee Lakes Country Service Cooperative, Fergus Falls, Minnesotajapery japery  
130Jacob Lahti Augsburg College, Minneapolis, Minnesotabeurre beurre  
131Nicholas Thompson South Central Service Cooperative, North Mankato, Minnesotaageusia augusia E
132Christine Farnberg Southeast Service Cooperative , Rochester, Minnesotaodiferous odiferous  
133Adam Kleist National Joint Powers Alliance, Staples, Minnesotadecastich decastich  
134Desiree Roby Mississippi Association of Educators, Jackson, Mississippiredingote redingote  
135Faaris Khan Columbia Daily Tribune, Columbia, Missourisetigerous setigerous  
136Evan Filer Cass County Democrat Missourian, Harrisonville, Missouriprevaricate prevaricate  
137Meah Wilburn Jackson County Spelling Bee Collaborative, Kansas City, MissouriBauhaus Bauhaus  
138Jade Samanta Three Rivers Community College, Poplar Bluff, MissouriPembroke Pembroke  
139Joshua Sturgill Sedalia Spelling Bee Collaborative, Sedalia, Missouriaggrandizement aggrandizement  
140Ethan Talbot College of Arts and Letters - Missouri State University, Springfield, Missouridebenture debenture  
141Sakif Islam St. Joseph News-Press, St. Joseph, Missourijambeau jambeau  
142Gokul Venkatachalam St. Louis Post-Dispatch, St. Louis, Missourisylph sylph  
143Jackson Hall Lee Newspapers of Montana, Billings, Montanamachicotage machicotage  
144Antonio Vince Miguel Lansang Omaha World-Herald, Omaha, Nebraskaagoraphobia agoraphobia  
145Amna Raza Las Vegas Review-Journal, Las Vegas, Nevadadactylogram dactylogram  
146Hannah Miller New Hampshire Union Leader, Manchester, New Hampshireheortology heortology  
147Nandi Cook-Creek Camden Spelling Bee Collaborative, Camden, New Jerseyexamen examen  
148Eboseremhen Eigbe South Jersey Spelling Bee Collaborative, Galloway, New Jerseymeiosis miosis E
149Indrani Das The Record and Herald News, Hackensack, New Jerseyrenunciatory renunciatory  
150Kennith Gonzalez Hudson County Office of Cultural and Heritage Affairs, Jersey City, New Jerseysubaqueous subaqueous  
151Carson Monks Tri-State Spelling Bee Committee, Montague, New Jerseythaumatrope thaumatrope  
152Orli Weiss Asbury Park Press/Home News Tribune , Neptune, New Jerseyviscount viscount  
153Ariel Kokoricha The Albuquerque Journal, Albuquerque, New Mexicoboulevardier boulevardier  
154Ryan Devanandan Times Union, Albany, New Yorkplatypodia platypodia  
155Madeline McCoy The Buffalo News, Buffalo, New YorkIbsenian Ibsenian  
156Sriram Hathwar Corning Rotary Club, Corning, New YorkAiredale Airedale  
157Abirami Ratnakumar Finger Lakes Times, Geneva, New Yorkcyathiform cyathiform  
158Maggy Lambo The Leader-Herald, Gloversville, New Yorkacademese academese  
159Isabelle Scott Hofstra University, Hempstead, New Yorkmelee melee  
160Michael James Times Herald-Record, Middletown, New Yorknymphal nymphal  
162Sai Vishudhi Chandrasekhar Daily News, New York, New Yorkstyptic styptic  
163Arvind Mahankali Daily News, New York, New Yorkbelemnoid belemnoid  
166Nicholas Manfred Press-Republican, Plattsburgh, New Yorkiridectomy iridectomy  
167Maja Cannavo The Post-Standard, Syracuse, New Yorkmobiliary mobiliary  
168Dylan O'Connor Watertown Daily Times, Watertown, New Yorkacervation acervation  
169Chanya Holness Theodore D. Young Community Center, White Plains, New YorkBunyanesque bunyonesque E
170Ryan Steed Times-News, Burlington, North Carolinagrobian grobian  
171Claire McCrea The Charlotte Observer, Charlotte, North Carolinaflavedo flavedo  
173Brian Werden Duke University's Office of Durham and Regional Affairs, Durham, North Carolinalabefaction labefaction  
174Kaylee Kim The Fayetteville Observer, Fayetteville, North Carolinarepoussage repoussage  
175Katie Danis The Gaston Gazette, Gastonia, North Carolinastabilimeter stabilimeter  
176Alexander Schembra Harnett County Spelling Bee Collaborative, Lillington, North CarolinaBeethovenian beatovinian E
177Ethan Wagner PAGE of Wake County, Raleigh, North Carolinatattersall tattersall  
178Sarah Mounib Delta Center for Life Development, Inc., Rocky Mount, North Carolinabotryoidal batrodile E
179Hunter Randolph PAGE of Lee County, Sanford, North Carolinaacetabulum acetabulum  
180Kaitlin Venevongsoth The Shelby Star, Shelby, North Carolinabeelzebub biezelbub E
181Lauren Lim Washington Daily News, Washington, North Carolinatachycardia tachycardia  
182Matthew Griffin The Wilson Times, Wilson, North Carolinadysbarism dysporism E
183Daniel Mayo Winston-Salem Journal, Winston-Salem, North Carolinagobo gobo  
184Taylor Roehl North Dakota Council of Educational Leaders, Bismarck, North Dakotahereditament hereditament  
185Jeremy Lun Akron Beacon Journal, Akron, Ohioimago imago  
186Kyle Schroeder Ohio University's Scripps College of Communication, Athens, Ohiomerganser merganser  
187Matthew Pitcock Ohio University's Scripps College of Communication, Athens, Ohiosolon solon  
188Scott Markle The Repository, Canton, Ohiothalassic thalassic  
189Manu Nair 9 On Your Side, Cincinnati, Ohiobandicoot bandicoot  
190Joseph Delamerced 9 On Your Side, Cincinnati, Ohiotabetisol tabetisol  
191Ashwin Veeramani The Plain Dealer, Cleveland, Ohioacotyledon acotyledon  
192Angela Smith Dayton Daily News, Dayton, Ohiocetology cetology  
193Kaitlin Hall Educational Service Center of Lorain County, LaGrange, OhioEbenezer ebenezer  
194Vincente Quach Lancaster Eagle-Gazette, Lancaster, Ohioglazier glazier  
195Alotus Wei The Lima News, Lima, Ohioheliacal heliacal  
196Iram Kingson The Marietta Times, Marietta, Ohioidiochromatic idiochromatic  
197Justin Hamilton The Times Leader, Martins Ferry, Ohiolabyrinthine labyrinthine  
198Sasha Davis Salem News, East Liverpool Review and The Morning Journal, Salem, Ohionubuck nubuc E
199Nathan Keenan The Herald-Star, Steubenville, Ohiorococo rococo  
200Samantha Schofield The Blade, Toledo, Ohiosoilure soilure  
201Rebekah Stanhope The Tribune Chronicle, Warren, Ohiovaccinee vaccinee  
202Olivia Havas The News-Herald, Willoughby, Ohiobonspiel bonspiel  
203Max Lee The Vindicator, Youngstown, Ohioblouson blouson  
204Richelle Zampella Muskogee Spelling Bee Collaborative, Muskogee, Oklahomatrianon trianon  
205Cole Shafer-Ray The Oklahoman, Oklahoma City, Oklahomapolyonymous polyonymous  
206Divya Amirtharaj Portland Tribune, Portland, OregonBotticellian Botticellian  
207Shreyas Parab The Chester Spirit, Chester, Pennsylvaniaacquittal acquittal  
208Jacob George Chester County Intermediate Unit, Downingtown, Pennsylvaniachampignon champignon  
209Aditya Rao The Express-Times, Easton, Pennsylvaniaeinsteinium einsteinium  
210Aparajita Rao WITF: Public Media for Central Pennsylvania, Harrisburg, Pennsylvaniaginglymus ginglymus  
211Hannah Citsay Intelligencer Journal/Lancaster New Era, Lancaster, Pennsylvanianoctilucous noctilucous  
212Ashraya Ananthanarayanan The Times Herald, Norristown, Pennsylvaniasociologese sociologese  
213Anna Tran Pennridge Community Education Foundation, Perkasie, Pennsylvaniaacuminate acuminate  
214Nina McManus The Philadelphia Tribune, Philadelphia, Pennsylvaniachresard chresard  
215Natalie Cummings Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvaniaekistics ekistics  
216Colleen Reed The Republican Herald, Pottsville, Pennsylvaniafimbrillate fimbrilate E
217Emily Gunkel Reading Eagle, Reading, Pennsylvanialassitude lassitude  
218Grant Loose Times Leader, Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvaniahegemonic hegemonic  
219Imanol Soler Navarro Commonwealth-Parkville School, San Juan, Puerto Ricogigot gigot  
220Stephen Landry The Valley Breeze, Cumberland, Rhode IslandOccident Occident  
221DeAria Phoenix The Allendale Sun, Allendale, South Carolinasoavemente suavemente E
222Abel Birchfield Anderson Independent Mail, Anderson, South Carolinarognon rognon  
224Hunter Singletary Pee Dee Education Center, Florence, South Carolinaululation ululation  
225Isabella Neubauer The Sun News, Myrtle Beach, South Carolinabrucellosis brucellosis  
226Kalika Bridwell Herald-Journal, Spartanburg, South Carolinawiesenboden wiesenboden  
227Max Oesterling University of South Dakota, Vermillion, South Dakotapembina pembina  
228Hrishikesh Srinivasan Yoon's English School, Seoul, South Koreaphenology phenology  
229Nicole Frische Chattanooga Times Free Press, Chattanooga, Tennesseebinturong binturong  
230Jasmine Brandt The Jackson Sun, Jackson, Tennesseeabbatial abbatial  
231Rahul Krishnaswamy Knoxville News Sentinel, Knoxville, Tennesseeclairaudient clairaudient  
232Elizabeth Dang The Commercial Appeal, Memphis, Tennesseeemanant emanant  
233Bates Bennett The Commercial Appeal, Memphis, Tennesseegendarme gendarme  
234Jonathan Caldwell Middle Tennessee State University School of Journalism, Murfreesboro, Tennesseevacantia vacantia  
235Kate Miller Abilene Reporter-News, Abilene, Texasslumgullion slumgullion  
236Sonia Chen Amarillo Globe-News, Amarillo, Texasnocake nocake  
237Victoria Epstein Corpus Christi Caller-Times, Corpus Christi, Texasakamai akamai  
238Chetan Reddy The Dallas Morning News, Dallas, Texasbruisewort bruisewort  
239Olivia Weinbaum El Paso Times, El Paso, Texasclerihew clerihew  
240Ansun Sujoe Texas Christian University, Fort Worth, Texasadenoidal adenoidal  
241Shobha Dasari HoustonPBS, Houston, Texasemblema emblema  
242Syamantak Payra HoustonPBS, Houston, Texasgeitonogamy geitonogamy  
243Ryan Soriano Laredo Morning Times, Laredo, Texaslaterigrade laterigrade  
245Sean Wang Rio Grande Valley AIM Media Texas, McAllen, Texasheinousness heinousness  
246Gabrielle Rubio Midland Reporter-Telegram, Midland, TexasSinogram Sinogram  
247Kara Lehnert Odessa American, Odessa, Texastemblor temblor  
249Swati Sharma San Antonio Express-News, San Antonio, Texaswafflestomper wafflestomper  
250Colton Blinka Victoria Advocate, Victoria, Texasbethesda bethesda  
251Haeun Moon BBVA Compass Bank, Waco, Texasabeyance abeyance  
252Kerri Lu Times Record News, Wichita Falls, Texastubulifloral tubulifloral  
253Manav Thadani The Virgin Islands Daily News, St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islandsakaryote akaryote  
254Hannah Faulconer Utah Valley Spelling Bee, Lindon, Utahcoadjutor coadjutor  
255Jared Ward Southeast Education Service Center, Price, Utahgadgeteer gadgeteer  
256Vismaya Kharkar The Valley Journals, Salt Lake City, Utahepaxial epaxial  
257Ronan Howlett The Burlington Free Press, Burlington, Vermontsyndic syndic  
258Luke Thornburgh Loudoun County Public Schools, Ashburn, Virginiabioacoustics bioacoustics  
259Sam Pereles The News-Virginian and The Daily Progress, Charlottesville, Virginiatemerarious temerarious  
260Madison Fuentes Big Brothers and Big Sisters, Danville, Virginiarubicelle rubicelle  
261Jessica Ditton The Free Lance-Star, Fredericksburg, Virginiaakropodion akropodion  
262Kirtan Patel Hampton Literary Society, Hampton, Virginiacoffret coffret  
263Madeline Hall Rockingham District Ruritans, Harrisonburg, Virginiaepenthesis epenthesis  
264Jensen Schram The News & Advance, Lynchburg, Virginiahibernaculum hibernaculum  
265Kenneth Ross The Virginian-Pilot, Norfolk, Virginialevanter levanter  
266Jae Canetti Fairfax County Times, Reston, Virginiasyntrophism syntrophism  
267Yashna Nainani Richmond Times-Dispatch, Richmond, Virginiapresbytery presbytery  
268Shayley Martin The Roanoke Times, Roanoke, Virginiatruttaceous truttaceous  
269Griffin McAvoy Tazewell County Fair Association, Tazewell, Virginianeuropathy neuropathy  
270Alicia Gonzalez The Community Foundation of the Northern Shenandoah Valley, Winchester, Virginiaandouille andouille  
271Christopher Shoemaker Prince William Today, Leesburg, Virginiagadarene gadarene  
272Trina Desquitado Skagit Valley Herald, Mount Vernon, Washingtonbaleen baleen  
273Sophia Limacher Town Hall Seattle, Seattle, Washingtoncoralline coralline  
274Jonah Gunter North Central Washington Collaborative Spelling Bee, Wenatchee, Washingtonequilibrium equilibrium  
275Lauren Coccari Charleston Gazette-Mail, Charleston, West Virginiafuguist fuguist  
276Louis Aldridge The Clarksburg Exponent-Telegram, Clarksburg, West VirginiaMichaelmas Michaelmas  
277Aarohi Srivastava The Dominion Post, Morgantown, West Virginiaportcullis portcullis  
278Lillian Bischof The Catholic Spirit, Wheeling, West Virginiasynusia synusia  
279Aisha Khan Wisconsin State Journal, Madison, Wisconsincorrigenda corrigenda  
280Victoria Allen Wyoming Community Foundation, Laramie, Wyomingequipoise equipoise  
281Roshni Kainthan The Record and Herald News, Hackensack, New Jerseyfourberie fourberie