7
8th
grade

Edith Dawson, 14

The Dispatch Argus
Davenport, Iowa
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Edith finished in 49th place (tied).
Round Word/Question Spelling/Answer Given
1 hangul
hangul
2 What is another word for hackneyed?
trite
3 tutelary
tutelary
4 torrefaction
taurofaction

Journey to the Scripps National Spelling Bee

Winning word in qualifying spelling bee

Prehensile

Other words spelled correctly in local competition

Promontory, Bitter, Shindig