Summary of Round 2

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No.Speller's NameSpeller's SponsorCorrect SpellingSpelling GivenError
1Kevin LazenbyAdventure Travel, Birmingham, Alabamawitticism witticism  
2Taia FagerstromAnchorage Daily News, Anchorage, Alaskathistle thistle  
3David JonesDaily News-Miner, Fairbanks, Alaskaaioli aioli  
4Rita JenningsSamoa News, Pago Pago, American Samoaqwerty qwerty  
5Sumaita MulkArizona Educational Foundation, Scottsdale, Arizonaregale regale  
6Aarish RazaNavajo Times Publishing Company, Window Rock, Arizonaalcazar alcazar  
7Trevor PaulsenArkansas Democrat Gazette, Little Rock, Arkansaspullet pullet  
8Paloma CartwrightThe Nassau Guardian, Nassau, Bahamaskudize kudize  
9Lerick GordonDesert Dispatch, Barstow, Californialimpid limpet E
10Brian JeffersVentura County Star, Camarillo, Californiacoffle coffle  
11Apolonia GardnerImperial Valley Press, El Centro, Californiagymnure gymnure  
12Nickan FayyaziLos Angeles Spelling Bee Collaborative, Los Angeles, Californiafirth firth  
13Justin ChuangFriends of the Diamond Bar Library, Pomona, CaliforniaItalianate Italianate  
14Patrizzia Fox-BeaudetRecord Searchlight, Redding, Californiaqualitative qualitative  
15Shruti AminThe Press-Enterprise, Riverside, Californialitany litany  
16Jack MaglalangThe Sacramento Bee, Sacramento, Californiafugleman fugleman  
17Dylan BirdMonterey County Office of Education, Salinas, Californiacorpuscle corpuscle  
18Isabel CholbiSan Bernardino Spelling Bee Collaborative, San Bernardino, Californiaalbeit albeit  
19Snigdha NandipatiU-T San Diego, San Diego, Californiaringent ringent  
20Siddharth KulkarniSan Francisco Chronicle, San Francisco, Californiatertiary tertiary  
21Sam NitzThe Orange County Register, Santa Ana, Californiaullage ullage  
22Alex HoweDaily Press, Victorville, Californiaveracity verasity E
23Bridget ByerleeVisalia Times-Delta/Tulare Advance-Register, Visalia, Californiapoignant poignant  
24Nick LambertContra Costa Times, Walnut Creek, Californiamyriad myriad  
25Jennifer MongThe Telegram, St. John's, Newfoundland, Canadalimousine limousine  
26Zhongtian WangThe Windsor Star, Windsor, Ontario, Canadaissei issei  
27Mignon TsaiThe Vancouver Sun, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canadahyacinth hyacinth  
28Katharine WangCommunity Center Shanghai, Shanghai, Chinaheliosis heliosis  
29Eva KitlenBarnes & Noble, Boulder, Coloradogenre genre  
30Frank CahillThe Denver Post, Denver, Coloradofrangible frangible  
31Rahul MalayappanHearst Connecticut Media Group, Danbury, Connecticutfictile fictile  
32Kitty ShorttNew Haven Register, New Haven, Connecticutescargot escargot  
33Lily WangNorwich Bulletin, Norwich, Connecticutdiluent diluent  
34Sairah SheikhSouth Windsor Community Foundation, South Windsor, Connecticutcommensurate commensurate  
35Pranay MalempatiDelaware Spelling Bee Collaborative, Wilmington, Delawarepallor pallor  
36Tuli Bennett-BoseThe Washington Informer, Washington, District of Columbiaimperilment imperilment  
37Anuk DayapremaEuropean PTA, Defense and State Department Schools, Europeexemplar exemplar  
38Kriyana ReddyPolk County School District Collaborative, Bartow, Floridarapport rapport  
39Kayla SheffieldThe Daily News , Bonita Springs, Floridaecru ecru  
40Grace RemmerThe Florida Times-Union, Jacksonville, Floridacalibrate calibrate  
41Princeton BallarinoNaples Daily News , Naples, Floridaalchemy alchemy  
42Vaidya GovindarajanThe Miami Herald, Miami, Floridabotanist botanist  
43Christal SchermeisterThe Miami Herald, Miami, Floridaindubitable indubitable  
44Stuti MishraOrlando Sentinel, Orlando, Floridakyoodle kyoodle  
45Nikitha ChandranTampa Bay Spelling Bee Collaborative, St. Petersburg, Floridaquarantine quarantine  
46Yusra HashmiTreasure Coast Newspapers, Stuart, Floridatopiarist topiarist  
47Ann Marie BrownTallahassee Democrat, Tallahassee, Floridavernacular vernacular  
48Cara BushemeKiwanis Club of West Palm Beach, West Palm Beach, Floridamercerize mercerize  
49Rachael CundeyThe Augusta Chronicle, Augusta, Georgiacartel cartel  
50Simola NayakGeorgia Association of Educators, Tucker, Georgiahabile habile  
51Philemon AwanEssence Communications Ltd., Accra, Ghanajulienne julienne  
52Marcy Ann ErmitanioPacific Daily News, Hagåtña, Guammoorage moorage  
53Taggart Nakamotoaio, Honolulu, Hawaiioompah oompah  
54Sarah SedyCoeur d'Alene Press, Coeur d'Alene, Idahoprotervity protervity  
55Malie CurrenTeton Valley News, Driggs, Idahosegue segway E
56Ian WendtLewiston Tribune, Lewiston, Idahotierer tierer  
57Christine AlexChicago Public Schools, Chicago, Illinoisvacillate vacillate  
58Simon RicciChicago Spelling Bee Collaborative, Chicago, Illinoisfacetious facetious  
59Sophia WhittemoreCommonwealth Edison, Chicago, Illinoisbasilisk basilisk  
60Marlene SantoraCommonwealth Edison, Chicago, Illinoiselaborative elaborative  
61Kimberly BelserCommonwealth Edison, Chicago, Illinoisobduced obduced  
62Lucas UrbanskiNorthwest Herald, Crystal Lake, Illinoisleechcraft leechcraft  
63Yasir HasnainHerald & Review, Decatur, Illinoistoadyism toadyism  
64Ben RydeckiDaily Chronicle, DeKalb, Illinoiszinnia zinnia  
65Christopher RademacherThe Telegraph, Dixon, Illinoiseuphemism euphemism  
66Pranav SivakumarLake County Regional Office of Education, Grayslake, Illinoiscincture cincture  
67Dhruva MehtaThe Daily Journal, Kankakee, Illinoisbrockage brockage  
68Jay ShirodkarBoone-Winnebago Regional Office of Education, Loves Park, Illinoishalal halal  
69Sophie BergmanThe Dispatch and The Rock Island Argus, Moline, Illinoisiambist iambist  
70Grant InnisPeoria Journal Star, Peoria, Illinoisremand remand  
71Daniel OsterKane County Chronicle, Saint Charles, Illinoisgenteel genteel  
72Parker CarlsThe State Journal-Register, Springfield, Illinoisanomaly anomaly  
73Greg KesselThe Daily Gazette, Sterling, Illinoisfluctuant fluctuant  
74Andrew StevensCarroll/JoDaviess/Stephenson Regional Office of Education, Stockton, Illinoisdragoon dragune E
75Star HanIndiana University, Bloomington, Indianafuselage fuselage  
76Matthew ZhengWilliams Comfort Air, Carmel, Indianairrepressible irrepressible  
77Aaron ManningEvansville Courier & Press, Evansville, Indianakaraoke karaoke  
78Kaelyn BenderThe Journal Gazette, Fort Wayne, Indianaquisling quisling  
79Gina SolomitoIndiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis , Indianapolis, Indianamozzarella mozzarella  
80Pranav HaranThe Kokomo Tribune, Kokomo, Indianasalaam salaam  
81Casey HenningsJournal and Courier, Lafayette, Indianavisceral visceral  
82Ross DeLongIndiana Wesleyan University, Marion, IndianaEbola Ebola  
83Andie ReidyThe Star Press, Muncie, Indianabillabong billabong  
84Margaret PetersonSouth Bend Tribune, South Bend, Indianagoogol googol  
85Sabin KarkiThe Tribune-Star, Terre Haute, IndianaCycladic Cycladic  
86Katie KirkKankakee Valley REMC, Wanatah, Indianaindigenous indigenous  
87Jeremy FergusonIowa State University, Greenlee School of Journalism, Ames, Iowacynosure cynosure  
88Joshua KalyanapuTelegraph Herald, Dubuque, Iowalorikeet lorikeet  
89Gifton WrightJamaica Gleaner, Kingston, Jamaicaneptunium neptunium  
90Haruka MasudaThe Japan Times, Tokyo, Japansepia sepia  
91Clara WicoffGreat Bend Tribune, Great Bend, Kansasshuddering shuddering  
92Vanya ShivashankarThe Olathe News, Olathe, Kansasdebellation debellation  
93Emma SteimleThe Topeka Capital-Journal, Topeka, Kansasforage forage  
94Emily KeatonKentucky Spelling Bee Collaborative, Louisville, Kentuckycodeine codeine  
95Nickolas DayLouisiana Children’s Discovery Center, Hammond, Louisianajoskin joskin  
96Emily McGrawKiwanis Club of Lafayette, Lafayette, Louisianagynarchy gynarchy  
97Caleb MillerThe News-Star, Monroe, Louisianadesertification desertification  
98Jessica DavisThe Times-Picayune, New Orleans, Louisianahaberdashery haberdashery  
99Venkatesh SivaramanAlliance For Education, Shreveport, Louisianamariculture mariculture  
100Caitlin HilleryHusson University, Bangor, Mainefuchsias fuschias E
101Nat JordanPortland Press Herald/Maine Sunday Telegram, Portland, Mainejimberjawed jimberjawed  
102Olivia Simmons21st Century Education Foundation, Annapolis, Marylandmesmerize mesmerize  
103Shaheer ImamLearn It Systems, Baltimore, Marylandcapricious capricious  
104Reid FitzHughThe Meakem Group of Wells Fargo Advisors, Bethesda, Marylandocarina ocarina  
105Jack NolanHoward County Library, Columbia, Marylanddichotomy dichotomy  
106Grace LiThe Herald-Mail, Hagerstown, Marylandrambla rambla  
107Hannah ThomasThe Gazette & The Star, Laurel, Marylandcharlatan charlatan  
108Michelle BeaulieuThe Enterprise, Lexington Park, Marylanddossier dociere E
109Christian KincaidThe Recorder, Prince Frederick, Marylandzucchini zucchini  
110Sydney ChristleyMaryland Independent, Waldorf, Marylandirascible irascible  
111Sam LoweryBoston Centers for Youth & Families, Boston, Massachusettsdystopia dystopia  
112Katie HudekSentinel & Enterprise, Fitchburg, Massachusettsshoaly shoaly  
113Amber BornThe Daily Item, Lynn, Massachusettscinephile cinephile  
114Molly CahillComcast, Taunton, Massachusettskaiserdom keizerdom E
115Coralee LaRueThe Martha's Vineyard Times, Vineyard Haven, Massachusettsinviolable inviolable  
116Amulya ParmarThe Detroit News, Detroit, Michigansuggestible suggestible  
117Mwangi Wa Maina Kent Intermediate School District, Grand Rapids, Michiganechinate echinate  
118Leland FinneyUpper Peninsula Spelling Bee Collaborative, Iron Mountain, Michigannoggin noggin  
119Ritvik JillalaThe Jackson Citizen Patriot, Jackson, Michigandreidel dreidel  
120Marissa PruittThe County Press, Lapeer, Michiganfemininity femininity  
121Mitchell LangeLudington Daily News, Ludington, Michiganhypocrisy hypocrisy  
122Nathaniel BrittonThe Macomb Daily, Macomb, Michiganbelligerent belligerent  
123Kuvam ShahaneThe Oakland Press, Pontiac, Michiganduchy duchy  
124Hannah JacksonSaginaw Independent School District, Saginaw, Michiganectoplasm ectoplasm  
125Brett TuttonThe Herald Palladium, St. Joseph, Michiganfealty fealty  
126Jack PascheTraverse City Record-Eagle, Traverse City, Michiganpilosity pilocity E
127Kavyapranati PratapaWillow Run Community Schools, Ypsilanti, Michiganefficacy efficacy  
128Emma GreenleeLakes Country Service Cooperative, Fergus Falls, Minnesotatemerity temerity  
129Elise StahlLockridge Grindal Nauen P.L.L.P., Minneapolis, MinnesotaBuddha Buddha  
130Antony JosephSouth Central Service Cooperative, North Mankato, Minnesotacontrariant contrariant  
131Roshini AsirvathamSoutheast Service Cooperative , Rochester, Minnesotagazette gazette  
132Matthew MajerleNational Joint Powers Alliance, Staples, Minnesotahabitus habitus  
133Dev JaiswalMississippi Association of Educators, Jackson, Mississippiidiopathic idiopathic  
134Priscilla LiowColumbia Daily Tribune, Columbia, Missourilemming lemming  
135Jacob LongmeyerCass County Democrat Missourian, Harrisonville, Missouripernicious pernicious  
136Jordan HoffmanJackson County Spelling Bee Collaborative, Kansas City, Missouriegress egress  
137Adeesh MishraThree Rivers Community College, Poplar Bluff, Missouricelebratory celebratory  
138Joseph SnellingSedalia Spelling Bee Collaborative, Sedalia, Missouriaidant aidant  
139Julian PachecoCollege of Arts and Letters - Missouri State University, Springfield, Missouriflotsam flotsam  
140Grant PaceSt. Joseph News-Press, St. Joseph, Missouriminacious minacious  
141Gokul VenkatachalamSt. Louis Post-Dispatch, St. Louis, Missouriquotidian quotidian  
142Madelyn KirschLee Newspapers of Montana, Billings, Montanarecidivist recitevist E
143Julia FiksinskiOmaha World-Herald, Omaha, Nebraskasyllabus syllabus  
144Megan Allison PinedaLas Vegas Review-Journal, Las Vegas, Nevadaurbiculture urbiculture  
145Emma CiereszynskiNew Hampshire Union Leader, Manchester, New Hampshirenobiliary nobiliary  
146Angela WangTownsquare Media, Bayville, New Jerseyepilithic epilithic  
147Bisma NasirCamden Spelling Bee Collaborative, Camden, New Jerseycalypso calypso  
148Sanjana MallaThe Record and Herald News, Hackensack, New Jerseyilleism illeism  
149Kennith GonzalezHudson County Office of Cultural and Heritage Affairs, Jersey City, New JerseyLimburger Limburger  
150Carson MonksTri-State Spelling Bee Committee, Montague, New Jerseynimbed nimbed  
151Cooper BarthAsbury Park Press/Home News Tribune , Neptune, New Jerseypolarizable polarizable  
152Eboseremhen EigbeTownsquare Media, Northfield, New Jerseyethylene ethylene  
153Jacob HunterThe Albuquerque Journal, Albuquerque, New Mexicosolder solder  
154Massoud SharifTimes Union, Albany, New Yorkerratum erratum  
155Nabeel RahmanThe Buffalo News, Buffalo, New Yorkcoloratura coloratura  
156Sruti AkulaThe Leader, Corning, New Yorkmaterialize materialize  
157Gavin BuehlerFinger Lakes Times, Geneva, New Yorkevanesce evanesce  
158Adam FerrariThe Leader-Herald, Gloversville, New Yorkalkali alkali  
159Dean CreedonHofstra University, Hempstead, New Yorkfilasse filasse  
160Keerthi RadhakrishnanTimes Herald-Record, Middletown, New Yorkembezzlement embezzlement  
161Jabaal AllenMount Vernon Inquirer, Mount Vernon, New Yorkingenue angenue E
162Arvind MahankaliDaily News, New York, New Yorkgaribaldi garibaldi  
163Alexis TangDaily News, New York, New Yorkbiliousness biliousness  
164Kristin RatliffThe Daily Star, Oneonta, New Yorkquonk quonk  
165Philip CummingsThe Palladium-Times, Oswego, New Yorkphatic fattic E
166Nicholas ManfredPress-Republican, Plattsburgh, New Yorksassafras sassafrass E
167Emily CarelloThe Post-Standard, Syracuse, New Yorkfoggara foggara  
168Dylan O'ConnorWatertown Daily Times, Watertown, New Yorkshrieval shrieval  
169Ryan McLellanNew Zealand Spelling Bee Trust, Wellington, New Zealandtaupe taupe  
170Meghna MahadevanTimes-News, Burlington, North Carolinavandalize vandalize  
171Olivia JonesThe Charlotte Observer, Charlotte, North Carolinaanabolic anabolic  
172Zachary JacobsThe Clayton News-Star, Clayton, North Carolinakailyard kailyard  
173Ned SwanseyDuke University's Office of Durham and Regional Affairs, Durham, North Carolinadecile decile  
174Ashrita VadlapatlaThe Fayetteville Observer, Fayetteville, North Carolinamasala masala  
175Katie DanisThe Gaston Gazette, Gastonia, North Carolinafraught fraught  
176Aidan MarkwickHarnett County Spelling Bee Collaborative, Lillington, North Carolinasurveillance surveillance  
177Michael BonoPAGE of Wake County, Raleigh, North Carolinaparadigm paradigm  
178Vedantanshu KarDelta Center for Life Development, Inc., Rocky Mount, North CarolinaHoli Holi  
179Hunter RandolphPAGE of Lee County, Sanford, North Carolinaimmolate immolate  
180Sierra ParkerThe Shelby Star, Shelby, North Carolinaarachnid arachnid  
181Isabella MayoWashington Daily News, Washington, North Carolinahafiz hafiz  
182Landry BallanceWilson Daily Times, Wilson, North Carolinalenitive leanitive E
183Nejat AlkadirWinston-Salem Journal, Winston-Salem, North Carolinafenestrated fenestrated  
184Ty KorsmoNorth Dakota Council of Educational Leaders, Bismarck, North Dakotaprocacious procacious  
185Sunny LevineAkron Beacon Journal, Akron, Ohiodermotactile dermotactile  
186Spencer BrooksOhio University's Scripps College of Communication, Athens, OhioWiccan Wiccan  
187Nathan DuganThe Repository, Canton, Ohiocantankerous cantankerous  
188Manu NairWCPO-TV Channel 9, Cincinnati, Ohioweir weir  
189Mira O'DonnellWCPO-TV Channel 9, Cincinnati, Ohioascetic ascedic E
190Isabella NilssonThe Plain Dealer, Cleveland, Ohiofusillade fusillade  
191Tabitha WellsDayton Daily News, Dayton, Ohioneuroticism neuroticism  
192Veto LopezEducational Service Center of Lorain County, LaGrange, Ohioblasé blazet E
193Nicholas RushlowLancaster Eagle-Gazette, Lancaster, Ohiogabbai gabbai  
194LeeAnn JoseThe Lima News, Lima, Ohiodebacle debacle  
195Carter LangThe Marietta Times, Marietta, Ohioegregious egregious  
196Marcus ClarkThe Times Leader, Martins Ferry, Ohioolid olid  
197Michael ReinerSalem News, East Liverpool Review and The Morning Journal, Salem, Ohiofête fête  
198Dharani KotekalThe Herald-Star, Steubenville, OhioWebsterian Websterian  
199Spencer HipsherThe Blade, Toledo, Ohioliaise liase E
200Rebekah StanhopeThe Tribune Chronicle, Warren, Ohiobraggart braggart  
201Vishnu NistalaThe News-Herald, Willoughby, Ohiostratification stratification  
202Max LeeThe Vindicator, Youngstown, Ohiogauche gauche  
203Richelle ZampellaMuskogee Spelling Bee Collaborative, Muskogee, Oklahomaoakenshaw oakenshaw  
204Noah CassidyThe Oklahoman, Oklahoma City, Oklahomakoto koto  
205Katie CarterPortland Tribune, Portland, Oregonjunonia junonia  
206Reena BennyThe Chester Spirit, Chester, Pennsylvaniaignominious ignominious  
207Katie ProffittChester County Intermediate Unit, Downingtown, Pennsylvaniaflibbertigibbet flibbertigibbet  
208Naomi LiThe Express-Times, Easton, Pennsylvaniaeremic eremic  
209Katie DuddingWITF: Public Media for Central Pennsylvania, Harrisburg, Pennsylvaniachassis chassis  
210John FultonIntelligencer Journal/Lancaster New Era, Lancaster, Pennsylvaniagnathonic nathonic E
211Neha BhardwajThe Times Herald, Norristown, Pennsylvaniahilum hilum  
212Visha ParmarPennridge Community Education Foundation, Perkasie, Pennsylvaniainfinitesimal infinitesimal  
213Lena GreenbergThe Philadelphia Tribune, Philadelphia, Pennsylvaniajong jong  
214Megan AntoonPittsburgh Post-Gazette, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvaniagopak gopak  
215Daniel McGarveyThe Republican Herald, Pottsville, Pennsylvanialineaments lineaments  
216Tom VelikReading Eagle, Reading, PennsylvaniaGorgonzola Gorgonzola  
217Devin ReedTimes Leader, Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvaniapyromaniac pyromaniac  
218Alexandra HarperCommonwealth-Parkville School, San Juan, Puerto Ricorabulistic rabulistic  
219Emma VorenbergThe Valley Breeze, Cumberland, Rhode Islandsymbiosis symbiosis  
220Sheena ChegeAnderson Independent Mail, Anderson, South Carolinarepartee repartee  
221Austin WoodThe Allendale Sun, Allendale, South Carolinawellaway wellawey E
222Ian Jef BongalontaThe Post and Courier, Charleston, South CarolinaJovicentric Jovicentric  
223Jacob EversPee Dee Education Center, Florence, South Carolinaewer ewer  
224Isabella NeubauerThe Sun News, Myrtle Beach, South Carolinaameliorate ameliorate  
225Reagan LeonardHerald-Journal, Spartanburg, South Carolinamorose morose  
226Maria Braga-HenebryUniversity of South Dakota, Vermillion, South Dakotabasmati basmati  
227Jiwon SeoYoon's English School, Seoul, South Koreaeutaxy eutaxy  
228Nicole FrischeChattanooga Times Free Press, Chattanooga, Tennesseeiroko iroko  
229Claire LayneThe Jackson Sun, Jackson, Tennesseeinnocuous innocuous  
230Hannah JacksonKnoxville News Sentinel, Knoxville, Tennesseemaraud mirod E
231Valery Nguyen-AuThe Commercial Appeal, Memphis, Tennesseehierarchy hierarchy  
232Coleman SwartzfagerThe Commercial Appeal, Memphis, Tennesseeneonatology neonatology  
233Grace ParkBaker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz, Nashville, Tennesseerogatory rogatory  
234Kate MillerAbilene Reporter-News, Abilene, Texasfougade fougade  
235Casey EllisAmarillo Globe-News, Amarillo, Texashipparch hipparch  
236Victoria EpsteinCorpus Christi Caller-Times, Corpus Christi, Texasemaciated emaciated  
237Chetan ReddyThe Dallas Morning News, Dallas, Texashodiernal hodiernal  
238Abigail SpitzerEl Paso Times, El Paso, Texasputrescible putrescible  
239Mark De Los SantosTexas Christian University, Fort Worth, Texasreparations reparations  
240Alen SajuValley Freedom Newspapers, Harlingen, Texashollandaise hollandaise  
241Sivateja TangiralaHoustonPBS, Houston, Texasyakitori yakitori  
242Roland PatricioLaredo Morning Times, Laredo, Texashomologate homaligate E
243Neloy ShomeLubbock Avalanche-Journal, Lubbock, Texasipecac ipecac  
244Thomas RubioMidland Reporter-Telegram, Midland, Texasrowan rowan  
245Ethan WallOdessa American, Odessa, Texasquixote quiksot E
246Clancy CarterSan Angelo Standard-Times, San Angelo, Texaszephyr zephyr  
247Sarah HurlinSan Antonio Express-News, San Antonio, Texasgolgotha golgotha  
248Pauline NegreteVictoria Advocate, Victoria, Texascacophony cacophony  
249Whitney JamesonBBVA Compass Bank, Waco, Texashumaniora humaniora  
250Ruth AnwasiTimes Record News, Wichita Falls, Texashyperbole hyperbole  
251Yad BassThe Virgin Islands Daily News, St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islandsiridaceous iradacious E
252Jared WardSoutheast Education Service Center, Price, Utahetesian etesian  
253Sophie ChoateDaily Herald, Provo, Utahmellifluous mellifluous  
254Vismaya KharkarThe Valley Journals, Salt Lake City, Utahkielbasa kielbasa  
255Ronan HowlettThe Burlington Free Press, Burlington, Vermontcomandante comandante  
256Kayla Corredera-WellsThe News-Virginian and The Daily Progress, Charlottesville, Virginiaserendipity serendipity  
257Madison FuentesDanville Register and Bee , Danville, Virginiagemmary gemmary  
258Andrew MarinoThe Free Lance-Star, Fredericksburg, Virginiaasthmogenic asthmogenic  
259Karlesha CanadyHampton Literary Society, Hampton, Virginiatwoling tuling E
260Urna ChakrabartyRockingham District Ruritans, Harrisonburg, Virginiademantoid demantoid  
261Luke ThornburghLoudoun Times-Mirror, Leesburg, VirginiaIchabod Ichabod  
262Sarah PhillipsThe News & Advance, Lynchburg, Virginiaexacerbate exacerbate  
263Caroline WillettThe Virginian-Pilot, Norfolk, Virginiaphilately philately  
264Jae CanettiFairfax County Times, Reston, Virginiariant riant  
265Evan SmithRichmond Times-Dispatch, Richmond, Virginiawejack wejack  
266Shayley MartinThe Roanoke Times, Roanoke, Virginiacicada cicada  
267Victoria WhitedTazewell County Fair Association, Tazewell, Virginiajoropo joropo  
268Samuel EstepThe Community Foundation of the Northern Shenandoah Valley, Winchester, Virginiatahini tahini  
269Lori Anne MadisonNews & Messenger, Woodbridge, Virginiadirigible dirigible  
270Camille MurphyTown Hall Seattle, Seattle, Washingtonikat ikat  
271Jonah GunterNorth Central Washington Collaborative Spelling Bee, Wenatchee, Washingtonthwartwise thwartwise  
272Elizabeth KohCharleston Gazette-Mail, Charleston, West Virginiamoratorium moratorium  
273Thomas AldridgeThe Clarksburg Exponent-Telegram, Clarksburg, West Virginiawearisome wearisome  
274Shivali HalabeThe Dominion Post, Morgantown, West Virginiaaberrant aberrant  
275Olivia ArcherThe Catholic Spirit, Wheeling, West Virginiahebetate hebate E
276Heloise CheruvalathWisconsin State Journal, Madison, Wisconsindihedral dihedral  
277Lia EgglestonWyoming Spelling Bee Collaborative, Casper, Wyomingsyndicate cindicate E
278Zachary DoironBoston Centers for Youth & Families, Boston, Massachusettsmordacious mordacious