215
8th
grade

Leanna Gonzales, 13

The Free Lance-Star
Fredericksburg, Virginia
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Leanna finished in 163rd place (tied).
Round Word/Question Spelling/Answer Given
1 xerogel
ziragel

Journey to the Scripps National Spelling Bee

Winning word in qualifying spelling bee

demurrage

Other words spelled correctly in local competition

empty, season, visage, tubular, hiatus, inchoate