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Harini Logan, 13

The Brauntex Performing Arts Theatre Association
San Antonio, Texas
Harini finished in 31st place (tied).
Round Word/Question Spelling/Answer Given
1 griot
griot
2 What is cytoplasm?
cell matter outside of the cell nucleus
3 polyschematist
polyschematist
4 canicule
canicule
5 Something described as plaintive is:
melancholy
6 panicle
panacle

Journey to the Scripps National Spelling Bee

Winning word in qualifying spelling bee

purfle

Other words spelled correctly in local competition

spackle, lionize, bailiff, turret, bizarro, twiddl