Scripps National Spelling Bee

Summary of Round 2

(Click on the speller's name for a summary of words given.)



No.Speller's NameSpeller's SponsorCorrect SpellingSpelling GivenError
1Naomi Zarin Portland Press Herald/Maine Sunday Telegram, Portland, Mainetarsier tarsier  
2Rayne Korsmo North Dakota Association of County Superintendents, Bismarck, North Dakotamycetophagous mycetophagous  
3Sharanya Pastapur Lake County Regional Office of Education, Grayslake, Illinoisbasilisk basilisk  
4Aashray Mandala Kent Intermediate School District, Grand Rapids, MichiganSicily Sicily  
5Shaheer Imam The Baltimore Bee, Baltimore, Marylandinsignia insignia  
6William "Liam" Myers The Roanoke Times, Roanoke, Virginiamalfeasance malphesence E
7Dhruv Kaderu Times Union, Albany, New Yorkepistrophe epistrophe  
8David Firestone Hidden Oaks Middle School, Palm City, Floridawobbulator wobulator E
9Melodie Loya The Daily Star, Oneonta, New Yorkspiracle spiracle  
10Grace Jones Kankakee Valley REMC, Wanatah, Indianagirandole girandole  
11Asha Chauhan Bergen County Division of Cultural & Historic Affairs, Hackensack, New Jerseysurmountable surmountable  
12Sam Fetters The Martha's Vineyard Times, Vineyard Haven, Massachusettsdolichuric dolichuric  
13Simone Kaplan The Miami Herald, Miami, Floridafibula fibula  
14Nikil Shyamsunder Boys & Girls Club of Northern Shenandoah Valley, Winchester, Virginiapoliteia politeia  
15Bethanya Yared The Free Lance-Star, Fredericksburg, Virginiaapoplexy apoplexy  
16Aditya Chezhiyan InsideNoVa/Prince William, Manassas, Virginiadecumbiture decumbiture  
17Hailey Jinkins Watertown Daily Times, Watertown, New Yorkcatholicon catholicon  
18Minh Nguyen Kane County Regional Office of Education, Geneva, Illinoisvellum vellum  
19Lydia Pulsinelli Knoxville News Sentinel, Knoxville, Tennesseeichneumon ichneumon  
20Vasundara Govindarajan The Miami Herald, Miami, Floridaembezzlement embezzlement  
21Sakiusa Meador Wyoming Community Foundation, Laramie, Wyomingsphacelated sphacelated  
22Jason Sorin Duke University's Office of Durham and Regional Affairs, Durham, North Carolinalongevous longevous  
23Cecelia Fatta The Marietta Times, Marietta, Ohiofretum fretum  
24Erin Welch University of Maryland Eastern Shore, Princess Anne, Marylandsamarium samarium  
25Sohum Sukhatankar Dallas Sports Commission, Dallas, Texasauricular auricular  
26Melinda Buhlman Park Record, Park City, Utahtelharmonium telharmonium  
27Rohan Sachdev PAGE of Wake County, Raleigh, North Carolinatrachelate trachelate  
28Shantanu Edgaonkar The Japan Times, Tokyo, Japanfungivorous fungivorous  
29Tanay Nandan Hartshorn Elementary School, Short Hills, New Jerseylorikeet lorikeet  
30Matthew Delis The City Journals, Salt Lake City, Utahturpentine turpentine  
31Haley Jeffers Ventura County Star, Camarillo, Californiapithos pithos  
32Ashwin Prasad Williams Comfort Air, Carmel, Indianaparvitude parvitude  
33Ria Sai WITF: Public Media for Central Pennsylvania, Harrisburg, Pennsylvaniapsychomachy psychomachy  
34Ishaan Akula Asbury Park Press/Home News Tribune , Neptune, New Jerseykakapo cockapo E
35Z'Qi Chapman The Virgin Islands Daily News, St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islandseristic erristic E
36Erin Howard Adventure Travel, Birmingham, Alabamawambenger wambenger  
37Varad Mulay The Oakland Press, Pontiac, Michiganrialto rialto  
38Haley Payton Maryland Independent, Waldorf, Marylandflorilegium florilegium  
39Marisa Langley Tallahassee Democrat, Tallahassee, Floridapearlescent pearlescent  
40Jamari Reeves Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Pittsburgh, PennsylvaniaErewhonian arihuanian E
41David Lye The Olathe News, Olathe, Kansastrecento trecento  
42Stella Motl Victoria Advocate, Victoria, Texasronin ronin  
43Helena Thompson Harnett County Spelling Bee Collaborative, Lillington, North CarolinaSanteria Santeria  
44Alyssa Faith Dela Cruz Pacific Daily News, Hagåtña, Guamcroquembouche croquembouche  
45Vithul Ravivarma Town Hall Seattle, Seattle, Washingtonsomnial somnial  
46Avril Regis Samoa News, Pago Pago, American Samoazymurgy zymurgy  
47Seunga Hong Yoon's English School, Seoul, South Koreaplumassier plumassier  
48Jake Blackburn Macon-Piatt Regional Office of Education, Decatur, Illinoisdeuteranopia deuteranopia  
49Daniel Larsen Indiana University, Bloomington, Indianarudiments rudiments  
50Michael Goss Kiwanis Club of Lafayette, Lafayette, Louisianareliquiae reliquiae  
51Aidan Veress Lee Newspapers of Montana, Billings, Montanahypochondria hypochondria  
52Jeremy Slywczak The Tribune Chronicle, Warren, Ohioanadromous anadromous  
53Julian Connaughton Tri-State Spelling Bee Committee, Montague, New Jerseysirenomelus sirenomelous E
54Sam Stephens The Herald Palladium, St. Joseph, MichiganSvengali Svengali  
55Sameera Hussain Visalia Times-Delta/Tulare Advance-Register, Visalia, Californialogographic logographic  
56Noah Brandt Union University, Jackson, Tennesseedecamerous decamerous  
57Cameron Apple Orange County Publishing Co. Inc., Paoli, Indianamaillot maillot  
58Louise Julia Grimaldo Lewiston Tribune, Lewiston, Idahopointillage pointillage  
59Andrew Gould The Clarksburg Exponent-Telegram, Clarksburg, West Virginiapolyptoton polyptoton  
60Anastasia Spahr Ivy Tech Community College , Kokomo, Indianarubefacient rubefacient  
61Briana Joseph South Central Service Cooperative, North Mankato, Minnesotagigabyte gigabyte  
62Joel Miles Raymore-Peculiar School District, Peculiar, Missouriinfundibuliform infundibuliform  
63Elizabeth Muganyizi The Philadelphia Tribune, Philadelphia, PennsylvaniaKoine Koine  
64Cierra Wilson Louisiana Children’s Discovery Center, Hammond, Louisianacoscinomancy coscinomancy  
65Samhita Kumar The Sacramento Bee, Sacramento, Californiaphosphorus phosphorus  
66Sheridan Hennessy WCPO 9 On Your Side, Cincinnati, Ohiosonicate sonicate  
67Brandon Anderson Amani Public Charter School, Mount Vernon, New Yorklambdacism eramdicism E
68Shreeta Vachhani The Daily Journal, Kankakee, Illinoisad hominem ad hominem  
69Alexandria Ciurlino South Jersey Spelling Bee , Folsom, New Jerseytetrapteran tetrapteran  
70Chinmay Bapat Pennridge Community Education Foundation, Perkasie, Pennsylvaniagoosander goosander  
71Eric Gitson Ohio University's Scripps College of Communication, Athens, Ohiomaquiladora maquiladora  
72Zoe Ward Indiana Wesleyan University, Marion, Indianatrapezoid trapezoid  
73Hanna Ghouse Wisconsin State Journal, Madison, Wisconsinsyllabus syllabus  
74Adith Joshua George The Lima News, Lima, Ohiomordacious mordacious  
75Mira Dedhia Commonwealth Edison, Chicago, IllinoisIcarian Icarian  
76Lawrence Fu Big Brothers Big Sisters of Canada (Lower British Columbia), Burlington, Ontario, Canadaengastrimythic engastrimythic  
77Vanya Virmani Big Brothers Big Sisters of Canada (PEI & New Brunswick), Burlington, Ontario, Canadajezail jezail  
78Ricardo Marrero-Alattar Eureka Enrichment & Learning Center, Inc., San Juan, Puerto Ricobaculiform baculiform  
79Emmanuel Rimocal Laredo Morning Times, Laredo, Texasprodition prodition  
80Langley Vernon Anderson Independent Mail, Anderson, South Carolinaconvivial convivial  
81Anna Kleist The Recorder, Prince Frederick, Marylandfibromyalgia fibromyalgia  
82Will Lourcey Texas Christian University, Fort Worth, TexasRuritanian Ruritanian  
83Isabelle Stetka Reading Eagle, Reading, Pennsylvaniapanary panary  
84Lane Schnell Dayton-Area Spelling Bee Collaborative, Dayton, OhioEuskara, Euskera Elskera E
85Anna Cockfield Traverse City Record-Eagle, Traverse City, Michiganhumerus humerus  
86Leonardo Chen North Central Washington Collaborative Spelling Bee, Wenatchee, Washingtonhircocervus hircocervus  
87Grace Maxson Times Herald-Record, Middletown, New Yorkmangonel mangonel  
88Amelia Ballingall New Hampshire Union Leader, Manchester, New Hampshiremacchiato macchiato  
89Lucas Mooney The Journal, Martinsburg, West Virginiarasceta rasceta  
90Joseph Benson Kansas City Public Library, Kansas City, Missouripiccata picatta E
91Andrew Masciarelli The Times Leader, Martins Ferry, Ohiopneumatocele pneumatoseal E
92Riley Meese The Repository, Canton, Ohiosporomorph sporamorph E
93Arin Bhandari Noah Webster House West Hartford Historical Society, West Hartford, ConnecticutLuddite Luddite  
94Delaney Williams Boise State University , Boise, Idahophenotype phenotype  
95Haris Rana Arkansas Democrat Gazette, Little Rock, ArkansasKeynesian Keynesian  
96Annalee Johnson The Enterprise, Lexington Park, Marylandsimoniacal simoniacal  
97Jessica Rivera Corpus Christi Caller-Times, Corpus Christi, Texaslanguorous langorous E
98Arsh Shah Ridgecrest Elementary School, North Largo, Floridaaccrescent accrescent  
99Brendan Pawlicki The Macomb Daily, Macomb, MichiganRequiem Requiem  
100Daniel Healy The Dispatch and The Rock Island Argus, Molineem, Illinoiskinura kinura  
101Jennifer Lau Los Angeles Spelling Bee Collaborative, Los Angeles, Californiaexogenous exogenous  
102Jacob Muin Sedalia Spelling Bee Collaborative, Sedalia, Missouritomalley tamale E
103Tina Huang Four Seasons YMCA, Tazewell, Virginianilpotent nilpotent  
104Paarth Tara Times-News, Burlington, North Carolinatoponymic toponymic  
105Thomas Kaufman Grundy/Kendall County Regional Office of Education, Morris, Illinoispapyrology papyrology  
106Kieran McKinney Wisconsin State Journal, Madison, Wisconsinaardwolf aardwolf  
107Krutik Patel Delta Center for Life Development, Inc., Rocky Mount, North Carolinamariculture mariculture  
108Haven Griggs The Shelby Star, Shelby, North Carolinahesthogenous hesthoginist E
109Paul Hamrick Monterey County Office of Education, Salinas, Californiascaturient scaturient  
110Kelly Han The Washington Informer, Washington, District of Columbiadissipate dissipate  
111Sahil Langote Delaware Spelling Bee Collaborative, Wilmington, Delawareprehensile prehensile  
112Chad Saunders The Gaston Gazette, Gastonia, North Carolinasubcutaneous subcutaneous  
113Eleanor Fournier Peoria Journal Star, Peoria, Illinoislampyrid lampyrid  
114Shrinidhi Gopal East Bay Times , Walnut Creek, Californiasardonyx sardonyx  
115Winston Zuo The Orange County Register, Santa Ana, Californiatendresse tendresse  
116Kaitlin Ryan Espiritu Santo Catholic School, Safety Harbor, Floridarotulet rotulet  
117Mia Ashriem The Plain Dealer/cleveland.com , Cleveland, Ohiomochi mochi  
118Haebin Han Telegraph Herald, Dubuque, Iowascrobiculate scrobiculate  
119Rose Han National Joint Powers Alliance, Staples, Minnesotaincipient incipient  
120Jack Miller Abilene Reporter-News, Abilene, Texasvacuole vacuole  
121Charity-Dakota Jordan Skagit Valley Herald, Mount Vernon, Washingtonminatory minatory  
122Deneiro Hines Jamaica Gleaner, Kingston, Jamaicalimacoid limacoid  
123Hannah Fernandes Omaha World-Herald, Omaha, Nebraskaperceptible perceptible  
124Grace McKeegan The Herald-Star, Steubenville, Ohiotachyon tachyon  
125Peter Westbrook The Topeka Capital-Journal, Topeka, Kansasniveau niveau  
126Serena Huberty Northwest Herald, Crystal Lake, Illinoisrhabdoid rhabdoid  
127Emma Liu Frederick County Public Libraries, Frederick, Marylandoptimum optimum  
128Owen Kovalik Akron Beacon Journal, Akron, Ohiophlebologist phlebologist  
129Sydney Aslan Tennessee Titans , Nashville, Tennesseeparaquat paraquat  
130Manjeet Nirula The Meakem Group, Bethesda, Marylandnotturno noturno E
131Jaden Fellows Chicago Spelling Bee Collaborative, Chicago, Illinoisattaché attaché  
132Mary Elizabeth Vaughan Rockingham District Ruritans, Harrisonburg, Virginiaautophagy autophagy  
133Josh Saylor Alaska Dispatch News, Anchorage, AlaskaSavoyard Savoyard  
134Farah Haniff Boston Centers for Youth & Families, Boston, Massachusettsstentorophonic stentorophonic  
135Mandy Granz The County Press, Lapeer, Michiganvenomous venomous  
136Grant Taylor Lubbock Avalanche-Journal, Lubbock, Texaslilangeni lilangeni  
137Alia Abou Dakka The Sun News, Myrtle Beach, South Carolinacaulicolous colicolus E
138Briandria Starks KERO 23 ABC, Bakersfield, Californialepidopterist lepidopterist  
139Macey Stancato The Vindicator, Youngstown, Ohioneurasthenic neurosthenic E
140Lydia Bitterman Iowa State University, Greenlee School of Journalism & Communication, Ames, Iowasuivez suivez  
141Storrie Kulynych-Irvin Anne Arundel County Public Schools, Annapolis, Marylandroux roux  
142Neil St. John Husson University, Bangor, Mainepolygynous polyginous E
143Tejas Muthusamy Richmond Times-Dispatch, Richmond, Virginiafilipendulous filipendulous  
144Joseph Moran Coeur d'Alene Press, Coeur d'Alene, Idahopalatinate palatinate  
145Sylvia Nguyen St. Joseph News-Press, St. Joseph, Missourilecithin lecithin  
146Calvin Alexander, Jr. Louisiana Tech University, Shreveport, Louisianaspondylitis spondylitis  
147Adom Appiah USC Upstate Foundation , Spartanburg, South Carolinaostreiculture ostreiculture  
148Liam Nyikos El Paso Times, El Paso, Texasrenminbi renminbi  
149Siddhant Sharma Chester County Intermediate Unit, Downingtown, Pennsylvaniasomatotype somatotype  
150Ian Shasha The Jackson Citizen Patriot, Jackson, Michiganquidnunc quidnunc  
151Maia Marshall Greenspun Media Group, Las Vegas, Nevadatreillage treillage  
152Phoebe Smith Delaware County Intermediate Unit, Morton, Pennsylvaniakvell, kvel kvell  
153Casper Smith The Clayton News-Star, Clayton, North Carolinaplesiobiosis plesiobiosis  
154Jeff Zheng Amarillo Globe-News, Amarillo, Texastandoori tandoori  
155Nana Addo University of South Dakota, Vermillion, South Dakotaimprecatory imprecatory  
156Collin Shea The Leader-Herald, Gloversville, New Yorkonerous honorous E
157Gabriel Ennin Lancaster Eagle-Gazette, Lancaster, Ohiotragedian tragedian  
158Nathaniel Barnes The Wilson Times, Wilson, North Carolinamillennium millennium  
159Jaden Zhang Big Brothers Big Sisters of Canada (Greater Ottawa & Montreal), Burlington, Ontario, Canadapahoehoe pahoehoe  
160Andrew Elias The News-Herald, Willoughby, Ohiohomicide homicide  
161Aiden Arnett The Dominion Post, Morgantown, West Virginiaexobiology exobiology  
162Kelly Mills Charleston Gazette-Mail, Charleston, West Virginiafashionista fashionista  
163Nikhil Lahiri Corning Rotary Club, Corning, New Yorkguayabera guayabera  
164Sravanth Malla Fieldstone Middle School, Thiells, New Yorkglaciarium glaciarium  
165Ben Lenger Barnes & Noble, Boulder, Coloradoroseola roseola  
166Samuel Thomas Christ the King Catholic School, South Bend, Indianaommatophore ommatophore  
167Sreeniketh Vogoti The Florida Times-Union, Jacksonville, Floridapaillard paillard  
168Rebekah Zeigler Sauk Valley Media, Dixon, Illinoisbuckminsterfullerene buckminsterfullerene  
169Lindy Murphy Ludington Daily News, Ludington, Michiganonomasticon onimasticon E
170Emelie Ojukwu Educational Service Center of Lorain County, LaGrange, Ohiovolucrine volucrine  
171Akilan Sankaran The Albuquerque Journal, Albuquerque, New Mexicosternum sternum  
172Zach Swyers Press-Republican, Plattsburgh, New Yorkgoogol googol  
173Harshita Shet Theodore D. Young Community Center, White Plains, New Yorkdistinguo distinguo  
174Ava Cloonan The Palladium-Times, Oswego, New Yorkeffloresce effloresce  
175Neil Dave Polk County School District Collaborative, Bartow, Floridaretrocedence retrocedence  
176Maggie Sheridan Ohio University's Scripps College of Communication, Athens, Ohiopsephite psephite  
177Folau Holi Fort Irwin Middle School, Fort Irwin, Californiapolydactyly polydactyly  
178Leela Waterford Kama'aina Kids, Kailua, Hawaiicrepehanger, crapehanger crepehanger  
179Kendal Win The Fayetteville Observer, Fayetteville, North Carolinaxenoglossy xenoglossy  
180Daniel Chen Quest Literacy Consortium, Diamond Bar, Californiagasthaus gasthaus  
181Yash Hande The San Diego Union-Tribune , San Diego, CaliforniaPolynesian Polynesian  
182Aditya Badlani Commonwealth Edison, Chicago, Illinoisulotrichy ulotrichy  
183Cristina Pines Saint Edward's School, Vero Beach, Floridaprimatologist primatologist  
184Emily King Three Rivers Community College, Poplar Bluff, Missouritoile tuall E
185Elizabeth Muller Washington Daily News, Washington, North Carolinasyncopation syncopation  
186Theo Thompson-Armstrong Big Brothers Big Sisters of Canada (NS), Burlington, Ontario, Canadagneiss gneiss  
187Saketh Sundar Howard County Library, Columbia, Marylandsingultus singultus  
188Surya Dodia Naples Daily News , Naples, Floridatuatara, tuatera tuatara  
189Rutvik Gandhasri KPIX-TV & KCBS Radio AM & FM, San Francisco, Californiadactylology dactylology  
190Vince Burton The Telegram, St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canadatamanoir tamanoir  
191Alice Liu St. Louis Post-Dispatch, St. Louis, Missourinasopharynx nasopharynx  
192Ava Jane Propper The Post-Standard, Syracuse, New Yorkcapoeira capoeira  
193Abby Richburg Pee Dee Education Center, Florence, South Carolinabrachiopods brachiopods  
194Charles Li The Augusta Chronicle, Augusta, Georgiaomodynia omodynia  
195Akshansh Ajay Kumar Big Brothers Big Sisters of Canada (Southwestern Ontario), Burlington, Ontario, Canadaquokka quaka E
196Anna-Livia Regan Portland Tribune, Portland, Oregonsymmetrophobia symmetrophobia  
197Reese Perry Evansville Courier & Press, Evansville, Indianatotipalmate totipalmate  
198Reshmi Balakrishnan Fairfax County Council of PTAs, Merrifield, Virginiaparterre parterre  
199Kelly Haven Navajo Times Publishing Company, Window Rock, Arizonaspessartine specartine E
200Raksheet Kota Houston Public Media, Houston, Texasbienvenue, bienvenu bienvenue  
201David De Coursy Saint Paul's School, Clearwater, FloridaReggiano Reggiano  
202Margaret Isacson The Washington Informer, Washington, District of Columbiacinephile cinephile  
203Kevin Fan Commonwealth Edison, Chicago, Illinoisbarophilic barophilic  
204Faith Baca The Denver Post, Denver, Coloradosempiternal sempiternal  
205Siyona Mishra Orlando Sentinel Communications, Orlando, Floridatitian titian  
206Silas Black Salem News, East Liverpool Review and The Morning Journal, Salem, Ohiofimbriation fimbriation  
207Tara Singh Louisville Spelling Bee Collaborative, Louisville, Kentuckyminiver, minever miniver  
208Shubhokkan Chakma San Bernardino Spelling Bee Collaborative, San Bernardino, Californiasamizdat samizdat  
209Olivia Charles Carroll/JoDaviess/Stephenson Regional Office of Education, Freeport, Illinoisstephanotis stephenotis E
210Naysa Modi The News-Star, Monroe, Louisianaquadrilingual quadrilingual  
211Riley Hamp The Daily Progress and News Virginian, Charlottesville, Virginiasyndicate syndicate  
212Kasey Torres San Angelo Standard-Times, San Angelo, Texastoccata toccata  
213Nathan Ostermann Imperial County Office of Education, El Centro, CaliforniaPinkerton Pinkerton  
214Ashrita Gandhari The Daily Item, Lynn, Massachusettsquatorzain quatorzain  
215Soyeon Park Mississippi Association of Educators, Jackson, Mississippibrevicaudate brevicaudate  
216Abhiram Kapaganty Georgia Association of Educators, Tucker, Georgiahypallage hypallage  
217Ella Espiritu Daily News, New York, New Yorkparisthmion parismion E
218Tanvi Rakesh WCPO 9 On Your Side, Cincinnati, Ohioparkour parkour  
219Sofia Jenia Marquez Daily News, New York, New Yorkcombustible combustible  
220Riya Joshi Chicago Public Schools, Chicago, Illinoismeridian meridian  
221Ryan Crawford Big Brothers and Big Sisters, Danville, VirginiaStradivarius Stradivarius  
222Celine Yap Times Record News, Wichita Falls, Texasstillatitious stillatitious  
223Kodai Speich Boone-Winnebago Regional Office of Education, Loves Park, Illinoisdirigible dirigible  
224Tien Nguyen The Times-Picayune, New Orleans, Louisianaentrecote entrecote  
225Srivatsav Vuppala The Blade, Toledo, Ohiocoreopsis coreopsis  
226Shaurir Ramanujan Hays Daily News, Hays, Kansasembololalia embololalia  
227Enya Hubers Big Brothers Big Sisters of Canada (Central Ontario & Greater Toronto), Burlington, Ontario, Canadaballotage ballotage  
228Ainsley Boucher Lakes Country Service Cooperative, Fergus Falls, Minnesotamenagerie menagerie  
229Ryan Rayos European PTA, Naples, Italyosteoclasis osteoclasis  
230Joey Ilagan Scripps Howard First Amendment Center, Lexington, Kentuckynephrotoxic nephrotoxic  
231Christopher Serrao Discover Lehigh Valley, Allentown, Pennsylvaniaflageolet flageolet  
232Amelia Edelsberg The Valley Breeze, Cumberland, Rhode Islanddanseur danseur  
233Kael Miranda Columbia Daily Tribune, Columbia, Missouristimuli stimuli  
234Daniel Doudna Fairbanks North Star Borough School District, Fairbanks, Alaskaonychomycosis onychomycosis  
235Rohan Rajeev The Oklahoman, Oklahoma City, Oklahomaphorminx phorminx  
236Erik Dubbs The Republican Herald, Pottsville, Pennsylvaniavassal vassel E
237Brent Earl Ebarle The Post and Courier, Charleston, South Carolinauvula uvula  
238Lisa Lin Chattanooga Times Free Press, Chattanooga, Tennesseeornithophilous ornithophilous  
239Una VanWynsberghe The Journal Gazette, Fort Wayne, Indianaregurgitant regurgitant  
240Ethan Greenley Macon G.E.M.S., Franklin, North Carolinatalipot talipot  
241Will Rooke Metropolitan Educational Cooperative Service Unit, Arden Hills, Minnesotablatherskite blatherskite  
242Cassidy Crawford Times Leader, Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvaniaequerry equerry  
243Lily Tugbah Young Educators Foundation, Accra, Ghanasplanchnology splanknology E
244Anmol Bhatia Somerset County Library System , Bridgewater, New Jerseyfluoroscope fluoroscope  
245Jashun Paluru Administrator Assistance, Brookston, Indianahalapepe halapepe  
246Gabrielle Brown Winston-Salem Journal, Winston-Salem, North Carolinafauve fauve  
247Penda Ba Arizona Educational Foundation, Scottsdale, Arizonascilicet scilicet  
248Torah Smith Sentinel & Enterprise, Fitchburg, Massachusettsrecumbentibus recumbentibus  
249Rishubh Kaushal Loudoun County Public Schools, Leesburg, Virginiaglitterati glitterati  
250Ishreet Lehal The Tribune-Star, Terre Haute, Indianakrakowiak krakeviak E
251Naomi Castellanos Hudson County Office of Cultural and Heritage Affairs, Jersey City, New JerseyWebsterian Websterian  
252Xuan Tran The Virginian-Pilot, Norfolk, Virginiaprosopography prosopography  
253Dale Winand LNP Always Lancaster, Lancaster, Pennsylvaniaimbroglio, embroglio embroglio  
254Shourav Dasari Houston Public Media, Houston, Texasscandium scandium  
255Anika Gundlapalli Ector County Independent School District, Odessa, Texascampanology campanology  
256Rishi Padmanabhan Corbett Preparatory School of IDS, Tampa, Floridarogatory rogatory  
257Ryan Himmelsbach Hofstra University, Hempstead, New Yorktectonosphere tectonosphere  
258Tyler Berndt Kiwanis Club of West Palm Beach, West Palm Beach, Floridaaffogato affogato  
259Alex Iyer San Antonio Express-News, San Antonio, Texasrimulose rimulose  
260Melanie Mascorro Rio Grande Valley AIM Media Texas, McAllen, Texaslobscouse lobscouse  
261Deuce Ditton Rolla Junior High School, Rolla, Missouridolma dolma  
262Martius Bautista Wisconsin State Journal, Madison, Wisconsinsacellum sacellum  
263Nick Sarji South Tampa Independent School, Tampa, Floridafoliicolous foliicolous  
264Ananya Vinay The Fresno Bee , Fresno, Californiaanabolic anabolic  
265Catherine Chung Yoon's English School, Seoul, South Koreatryptophan tryptophan  
266Magnus Keswani Daily Chronicle, DeKalb, Illinoisursine ursine  
267Jessie Shaw Times-News, Twin Falls, Idahoepistolary epistlary E
268Eujine Kim The News & Advance, Lynchburg, Virginiamaghemite maghemite  
269Charley Wiggins Finger Lakes Times, Geneva, New Yorkocotillo ocatillo E
270Zachary Hoelscher Rapoport Holdings, LLC, Waco, Texassforzando swartsando E
271Jee'von Pratt The Nassau Guardian, Nassau, The Bahamasspodumene spodumene  
272Nabil Zaman Saginaw County Spelling Bee, Saginaw, Michiganalma mater alma mater  
273Caleb Roberts Ball State University - WIPB-TV , Muncie, Indianasartorial sartorial  
274Connor Lawrence The Herald-Mail, Hagerstown, Marylandtrilithon trialithon E
275Samuel Paul The Commercial Appeal, Memphis, Tennesseerhea rhea  
276Akshra Paimagam The Charlotte Observer, Charlotte, North Carolinasorbitol sorbitol  
277Luca Varanelli WXYZ Channel 7, Detroit, Michiganimpromptu impromptu  
278Shruthika Padhy Rosa International Middle School, Cherry Hill, New Jerseyfastuous fastuous  
279Garrett Bryner Southeast Education Service Center, Price, Utahdigitigrade digitigrade  
280Srikar Chamarthi Midland Reporter-Telegram, Midland, Texasidiogenesis idiogenesis  
281Thomas York Southeast Service Cooperative , Rochester, Minnesotaradiolarian radiolarian  
282Elizabeth Tittrington Congress Middle School, Kansas City, Missourimalleable malleable  
283Christopher Kiekhaefer Upper Peninsula Spelling Bee Collaborative, Iron Mountain, Michiganzonda zonda  
284Devesh Shah Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston, Wheeling, West Virginiatableau tableau  
285Marin Gray Joseph Lane Middle School, Roseburg, Oregonophiolatry ophiolatry  
286Meryl Tigenoah National Joint Powers Alliance, Staples, Minnesotadodecarchy dodecarchy  
287Nicholas Ivan Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis , Indianapolis, Indianaanthroposophy anthroposophy  
288Aisha Randhawa The Press-Enterprise, Riverside, Californiapentalogy pentalogy  
289Lucinda Storz Rutland Herald/Barre Times-Argus, Rutland, Vermontplenitude plenitude  
290Edith Fuller KJRH-TV, Tulsa, Oklahomanyctinasty nyctinasty  
291Marlene Schaff Schaff Family Homeschool, Lake Forest, Illinoisvertebral vertebral