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Hannah Fernandes, 14

Omaha World-Herald
Omaha, Nebraska
Hannah finished in 43rd place (tied).
Round Word/Question Spelling/Answer Given
1 pelisse
pelisse
2 A splenetic person can be described as:
bad-tempered
3 carillon
carillon
4 ophthalmic
ophthalmic
5 The mores of a particular group are their:
longstanding enemies
Correct answer: fixed customs

Journey to the Scripps National Spelling Bee

Winning word in qualifying spelling bee

gnomon

Other words spelled correctly in local competition

torsion, iatrogenic, hirsute, Fribourg, koh-i-noor