188
7th
grade

Andrew Macdonald, 13

The Herald-Star
Steubenville, Ohio
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Andrew finished in 89th place (tied).
Round Word/Question Spelling/Answer Given
1 thalassic
thalassic
2 What is a sabbatical?
a paid absence in order to rest or research
3 epiglottis
epiglottus

Journey to the Scripps National Spelling Bee

Winning word in qualifying spelling bee

barnacles

Other words spelled correctly in local competition

beatlesque, scrobiculate, cryptobiosis, strontium,