Scripps National Spelling Bee

Summary of Round 5

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



No.Speller's NameSpeller's SponsorCorrect SpellingSpelling GivenError
13Timothy Lau Los Angeles Spelling Bee Collaborative, Los Angeles, Californiamessuage messuage  
20Neha Konakalla KPIX-TV & KCBS Radio AM & FM, San Francisco, Californiagraveolent graveolent  
34Lillian Allingham Delaware Spelling Bee Collaborative, Wilmington, Delawarerufosity rufoscity E
38Jacob Williamson The Daily News , Bonita Springs, Floridaeuripus euripus  
43Mary Horton Orlando Sentinel Communications, Orlando, Floridacoaxation coaxation  
49Sumedh Garimella Georgia Association of Educators, Tucker, Georgiagelid gelid  
55Christine Alex Chicago Public Schools, Chicago, Illinoisfustigate fustigate  
57Meghana Kamineni Commonwealth Edison, Chicago, Illinoisperiplus periplus  
58Alia Abiad Commonwealth Edison, Chicago, Illinoisconcinnate concinnate  
60Lucas Urbanski Northwest Herald, Crystal Lake, Illinoiscataphora cataphora  
61Yasir Hasnain Macon-Piatt Regional Office of Education, Decatur, Illinoisfunambulist funambulist  
74Alekhya Ankaraju Williams Comfort Air, Carmel, Indianaminiaceous mineaceous E
87Tajaun Gibbison Jamaica Gleaner, Kingston, Jamaicaswidden swidden  
90Vanya Shivashankar The Olathe News, Olathe, Kansaselepidote elepidote  
92Paul Keaton Scripps Howard First Amendment Center, Lexington, Kentuckyplausive plausive  
115Neha Seshadri The Detroit News, Detroit, Michiganardoise ardoise  
123Hannah Jackson Saginaw Valley State University, Saginaw, Michiganinquinate incuinate E
127Mark Kivimaki Augsburg College, Minneapolis, Minnesotaebullition ebullition  
132Faaris Khan Columbia Daily Tribune, Columbia, Missouriamontillado amontillado  
135Jade Samanta Three Rivers Community College, Poplar Bluff, Missourisubdolous subdilous E
139Gokul Venkatachalam St. Louis Post-Dispatch, St. Louis, Missourimorbilli morbilli  
146Sanjana Malla The Record and Herald News, Hackensack, New Jerseyanaglyphy anaglyphy  
152Lydia Loverin Times Union, Albany, New Yorkvelutinous volutinous E
154Sriram Hathwar Corning Rotary Club, Corning, New Yorkfavus favus  
159Sai Vishudhi Chandrasekhar Daily News, New York, New Yorkphytophilous phytophilous  
164Alaina Kenny The Post-Standard, Syracuse, New Yorkorganzine organzine  
165Dylan O'Connor Watertown Daily Times, Watertown, New Yorksupernaculum supernaculum  
183Harry Harman Ohio University's Scripps College of Communication, Athens, Ohiodemersal demercal E
184Max Danner Ohio University's Scripps College of Communication, Athens, Ohioretrorse retrorse  
187Joseph Cusi Delamerced WCPO, Cincinnati, Ohioparapraxis parapraxis  
188Ashwin Veeramani Northeast Ohio Media Group, Cleveland, Ohiodaphnean daphnean  
207Aparajita Rao WITF: Public Media for Central Pennsylvania, Harrisburg, Pennsylvaniaaristarch aristarch  
226Benjamin Kulas Crossings Nashville Action Partnership, Antioch, Tennesseenitid nitted E
231Maria Kaltchenko The Commercial Appeal, Memphis, Tennesseepointelle pointelle  
232Kate Miller Abilene Reporter-News, Abilene, Texasduello duello  
235Lokesh Nagineni The Dallas Morning News, Dallas, Texasfrison frison  
237Ansun Sujoe Texas Christian University, Fort Worth, Texaslaulau laulau  
238Shobha Dasari Houston Public Media, Houston, Texasseidel seidel  
239Syamantak Payra Houston Public Media, Houston, Texascircumforaneous circumferaneous E
247Muriel Cotman Victoria Advocate, Victoria, Texasensilage enselage E
255Samuel Pereles The News-Virginian and The Daily Progress, Charlottesville, Virginiaplessor plessor  
260Ankita Vadiala Prince William Today, Manassas, Virginiallanero llanero  
262Jae Canetti Fairfax County Times, Reston, Virginiaparseval parsaval E
263Tejas Muthusamy Richmond Times-Dispatch, Richmond, Virginiacommorients commorients  
264Shayley Martin The Roanoke Times, Roanoke, Virginiaenergumen energumen  
270Téa Freedman-Susskind Town Hall Seattle, Seattle, WashingtonGehenna Gehenna