Sarah Thompson, 13

Salem News, East Liverpool Review and The Morning Journal
Salem, Ohio
Sarah finished in 111th place (tied).
Round Word/Question Spelling/Answer Given
1 anhinga
2 Where would you find a pharynx?
in a legendary myth
Correct answer: between the mouth and the esophagus

Journey to the Scripps National Spelling Bee

Winning word in qualifying spelling bee


Other words spelled correctly in local competition

Clairsentience, schedule, and lacustrine.