99

Alisha Chandra, 14

Chattanooga Times Free Press
Chattanooga, Tennessee
Alisha finished in 59th place (tied).
Round Word/Question Spelling/Answer Given
1 mendicity
mendicity
2 What would you expect to see at a symposium?
people speaking about a topic
3 hematobium
hematobium
4 gelometer
jellometer

Journey to the Scripps National Spelling Bee

Winning word in qualifying spelling bee

pantisocracy

Other words spelled correctly in local competition

Salzkammergut, enoptromancy, proscenium