Christal Schermeister

The Miami Herald
Miami, Florida



RoundCorrect SpellingContestant's Spelling
1 Preliminaries Test
2 buddhabuddha
3 BascologyBascology
4 Semifinals Test
5 gelasticgelastic
6 laocoonlaocoon
7 psephologistpsephologist
8 dorylinedoraline


Journey to the Scripps National Spelling Bee
Winning word in qualifying local spellingbee:Rembrandt
Other words spelled correctly in local competition:aspen
obstinate
commissar
fennec
hoomalimali
polemic
dudgeon
acacia
exaugural
coterie