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Nadia Grierson, 14

Ludington Daily News
Ludington, Michigan
Nadia finished in 139th place (tied).
Round Word/Question Spelling/Answer Given
1 malachite
malikyte

Journey to the Scripps National Spelling Bee

Winning word in qualifying spelling bee

sessile

Other words spelled correctly in local competition

brouhaha, factoid, tectonic, ornithology, plumeria