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Blanche Li, 10

Boulder Valley School District
Boulder, Colorado
Blanche finished in 111th place (tied).
Round Word/Question Spelling/Answer Given
1 commorients
commorients
2 A musical piece described as melismatic has:
a sudden crescendo
Correct answer: melodic embellishment

Journey to the Scripps National Spelling Bee

Winning word in qualifying spelling bee

sorghum

Other words spelled correctly in local competition

condominium