185
8th
grade

Nagi Aitbayeva, 13

The Post-Standard
Syracuse, New York
View Speller Slide
Nagi finished in 135th place (tied).
Round Word/Question Spelling/Answer Given
1 martinoe
martinoe
2 Something described as vespertine:
is adorned with interlacings suggestive of lizards
Correct answer: passes below the horizon with the sun

Journey to the Scripps National Spelling Bee

Winning word in qualifying spelling bee

perorate

Other words spelled correctly in local competition

apparatus, gabbro, cozen, gruel, and a couple othe