198
6th
grade

Ishika Varipilli, 12

Houston Public Media
Houston, Texas
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Ishika finished in 23rd place (tied).
Round Word/Question Spelling/Answer Given
1 brume
brume
2 Something described as majuscule is:
written in large letters
3 perennate
perennate
4 onychauxis
onychauxis
5 heterocoelous
heterocoelous
6 What is an example of retrenchment?
returning to a hidden space
Correct answer: cutting a company's expenses

Journey to the Scripps National Spelling Bee

Winning word in qualifying spelling bee

sward

Other words spelled correctly in local competition

blatant, sternum, varicella, kufi, autoclave