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James Dover, 14

The Gaston Gazette
Gastonia, North Carolina
James finished in 43rd place (tied).
Round Word/Question Spelling/Answer Given
1 wickiup
wickiup
2 What does a vantage give someone?
superiority
3 storiette
storiette
4 Shinto
Shinto
5 Probity is most like:
intellectual curiosity
Correct answer: moral uprightness

Journey to the Scripps National Spelling Bee

Winning word in qualifying spelling bee

posthumous

Other words spelled correctly in local competition

mollycoddle, marriageable, pavonian