167
7th
grade

Jacob Theaker, 13

The Times Leader
Martins Ferry, Ohio
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Jacob finished in 135th place (tied).
Round Word/Question Spelling/Answer Given
1 élan
élan
2 What does it mean to discombobulate?
untangle
Correct answer: confuse

Journey to the Scripps National Spelling Bee

Winning word in qualifying spelling bee

pachinko

Other words spelled correctly in local competition

Korea, fata morgana, Bayreuth, indie, found, suste