124
8th
grade

Andrew Yeager, 14

Akron Beacon Journal
Akron, Ohio
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Andrew finished in 135th place (tied).
Round Word/Question Spelling/Answer Given
1 bathos
bathos
2 What does miasma refer to?
a fluid part of blood
Correct answer: a vaporous atmosphere

Journey to the Scripps National Spelling Bee

Winning word in qualifying spelling bee

hermeneutics

Other words spelled correctly in local competition

jewel, bailiff, wearisome, bursary, pugilist, beau