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Caleb Rodriguez, 15

San Bernardino County Superintendent of Schools
San Bernardino, California
Caleb finished in 111th place (tied).
Round Word/Question Spelling/Answer Given
1 tenon
tenon
2 Something described as mimetic:
closes so tightly as to be impermeable or nearly so to air
Correct answer: copies the appearance of something else for protection

Journey to the Scripps National Spelling Bee

Winning word in qualifying spelling bee

Jarabe

Other words spelled correctly in local competition

Scuttlebutt