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Ananya Mandrekar, 11

Sidelines and Stages
Maplewood, New Jersey
Ananya finished in 76th place (tied).
Round Word/Question Spelling/Answer Given
1 hemorrhage
hemorrhage
2 What is coriander?
a pungent herb used in cooking
3 escalader
escalator

Journey to the Scripps National Spelling Bee

Winning word in qualifying spelling bee

dodecahedron

Other words spelled correctly in local competition

lichenophagous, limitrophe