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Lindsay DeVore, 11

Bluegrass Literacy Project
Louisville, Kentucky
Lindsay finished in 111th place (tied).
Round Word/Question Spelling/Answer Given
1 hypertrophy
hypertrophy
2 A racketeer:
makes a confused clattering noise
Correct answer: extorts money or advantages through threats

Journey to the Scripps National Spelling Bee

Winning word in qualifying spelling bee

veteran

Other words spelled correctly in local competition

teenagers, hankering, misery, squirm