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Alabama  1 Joshua Bryant Kelley Adventure Travel, Birmingham, Alabama
Alaska  2 Abigail FitzGibbon Alaska Dispatch News, Anchorage, Alaska
  3 Vivian R. Miller Daily News-Miner, Fairbanks, Alaska
American Samoa  4 Walter Fa'apouli Samoa News, Pago Pago, American Samoa
Arizona  5 Nila Dhinaker Arizona Educational Foundation, Scottsdale, Arizona
  6 Alessandro Luis Bolus Navajo Times Publishing Company, Window Rock, Arizona
Arkansas  7 Chythanya Murali Arkansas Democrat Gazette, Little Rock, Arkansas
Bahamas  8 Prachi Kondapuram The Nassau Guardian, Nassau, The Bahamas
California  9 Eesha R. Sohail KERO 23 ABC, Bakersfield, California
  10 Sam Coats Ventura County Star, Camarillo, California
  11 Sanat Mishra Quest Literacy Consortium, Inc., Diamond Bar, California
  12 Chase Seals Imperial Valley Press, El Centro, California
  13 Timothy Lau Los Angeles Spelling Bee Collaborative, Los Angeles, California
  14 Patrizzia C. Fox-Beaudet Record Searchlight, Redding, California
  15 Keerthana Sivathasan The Press-Enterprise, Riverside, California
  16 Aditya Mishra The Sacramento Bee, Sacramento, California
  17 Jonathan P. Capuyan Monterey County Office of Education, Salinas, California
  18 Isabel Cholbi San Bernardino Spelling Bee Collaborative, San Bernardino, California
  19 Allison Grace Grygar U-T San Diego, San Diego, California
  20 Neha Konakalla KPIX-TV & KCBS Radio AM & FM, San Francisco, California
  21 Samuel Littrell The Orange County Register, Santa Ana, California
  22 Victoria Lynn Phillips Daily Press, Victorville, California
  23 Eileen Xue Visalia Times-Delta/Tulare Advance-Register, Visalia, California
  24 Shirlyn Prabahar Contra Costa Times, Walnut Creek, California
Canada  25 Emily D. Hynes The Telegram, St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
  26 Ryan Glenn Spencer The Chronicle Herald, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
China  27 Dana Chiueh Community Center Shanghai, Shanghai, China
  28 Xi Yuan Wang Community Center Shanghai, Shanghai, China
Colorado  29 Teddy Schoenfeld Barnes & Noble, Boulder, Colorado
  30 Alex Jurich The Denver Post, Denver, Colorado
Connecticut  31 Anika R. Malayappan Hearst Connecticut Media Group, Danbury, Connecticut
  32 Keshav Ramesh New Haven Register, New Haven, Connecticut
  33 Connor Spencer Register Citizen, Torrington, Connecticut
Delaware  34 Lillian Elizabeth Allingham Delaware Spelling Bee Collaborative, Wilmington, Delaware
District of Columbia  35 Greer R. Marshall The Washington Informer, Washington, District of Columbia
Europe  36 Selomi Dayaprema European PTA, Defense and State Department Schools, Europe
Florida  37 Alexander John Manning Polk County School District Collaborative, Bartow, Florida
  38 Jacob Daniel Williamson The Daily News, Bonita Springs, Florida
  39 Daniel G. Samraj The Florida Times-Union, Jacksonville, Florida
  40 Dylan Olster The Miami Herald, Miami, Florida
  41 Amber R. Robinson The Miami Herald, Miami, Florida
  42 Amy A. Maldonado Naples Daily News, Naples, Florida
  43 Mary Elizabeth Horton Orlando Sentinel Communications, Orlando, Florida
  44 Riju Datta Tampa Bay Spelling Bee Collaborative, St. Petersburg, Florida
  45 Jonathan Buckley Treasure Coast Newspapers, Stuart, Florida
  46 Summer Skye Hayes Tallahassee Democrat, Tallahassee, Florida
  47 Brian Reinhart Kiwanis Club of West Palm Beach, West Palm Beach, Florida
Georgia  48 Charles Sirui Li The Augusta Chronicle, Augusta, Georgia
  49 Sumedh S. Garimella Georgia Association of Educators, Tucker, Georgia
Ghana  50 Khushi Jeswani Young Educators Foundation, Accra, Ghana
Guam  51 Ron Rocky Naig Coloma Pacific Daily News, Hagåtña, Guam
Hawaii  52 Christianne Borbe Abella aio, Honolulu, Hawaii
Idaho  53 Kiana Jaz Lacroix Coeur d'Alene Press, Coeur d'Alene, Idaho
  54 Maia R. Dykstra Lewiston Tribune, Lewiston, Idaho
Illinois  55 Christine Alex Chicago Public Schools, Chicago, Illinois
  56 Nafisa Asad Commonwealth Edison, Chicago, Illinois
  57 Meghana Kamineni Commonwealth Edison, Chicago, Illinois
  58 Alia Abiad Commonwealth Edison, Chicago, Illinois
  59 Zander Patent Chicago Spelling Bee Collaborative, Chicago, Illinois
  60 Lucas Michael Urbanski Northwest Herald, Crystal Lake, Illinois
  61 Yasir Hasnain Macon-Piatt Regional Office of Education, Decatur, Illinois
  62 Keith Gerard Mokry Daily Chronicle, DeKalb, Illinois
  63 Anna Ackerman Snider The Telegraph, Dixon, Illinois
  64 Kendra Leanne Scace Carroll/JoDaviess/Stephenson Regional Office of Education, Freeport, Illinois
  65 Adam R. Kastler Lake County Regional Office of Education, Grayslake, Illinois
  66 Madhav Chand Srivatsa Gampala The Daily Journal, Kankakee, Illinois
  67 Kodai M. Speich Boone-Winnebago Regional Office of Education, Loves Park, Illinois
  68 Sophie Bergman The Dispatch and The Rock Island Argus, Moline, Illinois
  69 Srivinay Tummarakota Peoria Journal Star, Peoria, Illinois
  70 Anika Patel Kane County Chronicle, Saint Charles, Illinois
  71 Audrey Melton The Daily Gazette, Sterling, Illinois
  278 Medha C. Venigalla The State Journal-Register, Springfield, Illinois
Indiana  72 Tristan B. Hankins The Herald Bulletin, Anderson, Indiana
  73 Alexandria Louise Wilt Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana
  74 Alekhya Ankaraju Williams Comfort Air, Carmel, Indiana
  75 Vanessa Anna Jodlowski Evansville Courier & Press, Evansville, Indiana
  76 Lwin Moe Aung The Journal Gazette, Fort Wayne, Indiana
  77 Victor Y. Xiao Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis, Indianapolis, Indiana
  78 Anastasia Spahr Ivy Tech Community College, Kokomo, Indiana
  79 Andy M. Bertodano Journal and Courier, Lafayette, Indiana
  80 Jinwon Pae Indiana Wesleyan University, Marion, Indiana
  81 Risha Mehta The Star Press, Muncie, Indiana
  82 Hudson T. Wellin South Bend Tribune, South Bend, Indiana
  83 Kimmie Collins The Tribune-Star, Terre Haute, Indiana
  84 Sean Kenneth Ives Kankakee Valley REMC, Wanatah, Indiana
Iowa  85 Zander Reed Iowa State University, Greenlee School of Journalism & Communication, Ames, Iowa
  86 Sibani S. Ram Telegraph Herald, Dubuque, Iowa
Jamaica  87 Tajaun S. Gibbison Jamaica Gleaner, Kingston, Jamaica
Japan  88 Michaella Shari Bostrom The Japan Times, Tokyo, Japan
Kansas  89 Sterling A. Hollond Hays Daily News, Hays, Kansas
  90 Vanya Shivashankar The Olathe News, Olathe, Kansas
  91 Ethan S. Perrins The Topeka Capital-Journal, Topeka, Kansas
Kentucky  92 Paul Keaton Scripps Howard First Amendment Center, Lexington, Kentucky
Louisiana  93 Navya Murugesan Louisiana Children’s Discovery Center, Hammond, Louisiana
  94 Amelia Hebert Kiwanis Club of Lafayette, Lafayette, Louisiana
  95 Chloe S. LaFleur The News-Star, Monroe, Louisiana
  96 Peter Antony Davis The Times-Picayune, New Orleans, Louisiana
  97 Mary Wynne Alliance For Education, Shreveport, Louisiana
Maine  98 Nathan A. Manaker Husson University, Bangor, Maine
  99 Lucy Tumavicus Portland Press Herald/Maine Sunday Telegram, Portland, Maine
Maryland  100 Isabelle Marie Simmons 21st Century Education Foundation, Annapolis, Maryland
  101 Danyah Farhat Imam Learn It Systems, Baltimore, Maryland
  102 Nikita Singh The Meakem Group, Bethesda, Maryland
  103 Megan A. Rabe Howard County Library, Columbia, Maryland
  104 Stephen Hochschild Frederick County Public Libraries, Frederick, Maryland
  105 Maddie K. Bowers The Herald-Mail, Hagerstown, Maryland
  106 Tamya Michelle Matthews The Gazette & The Star, Laurel, Maryland
  107 Jennifer M. Tennant The Enterprise, Lexington Park, Maryland
  108 Selena D. Antosh The Recorder, Prince Frederick, Maryland
  109 Gia Lauren B. Bautista University of Maryland Eastern Shore, Princess Anne, Maryland
  110 Aashka J. Patel Maryland Independent, Waldorf, Maryland
Massachusetts  111 Christy Jose Jestin Boston Centers for Youth & Families, Boston, Massachusetts
  112 Meryl R. Warpula Sentinel & Enterprise, Fitchburg, Massachusetts
  113 Mitchell A. Robson The Daily Item, Lynn, Massachusetts
  114 Spencer Pogue The Martha's Vineyard Times, Vineyard Haven, Massachusetts
Michigan  115 Neha Seshadri The Detroit News, Detroit, Michigan
  116 Rebecca Tran Kent Intermediate School District, Grand Rapids, Michigan
  117 Rushil Raghu Kasetty Upper Peninsula Spelling Bee Collaborative, Iron Mountain, Michigan
  118 Sean Hickey The Jackson Citizen Patriot, Jackson, Michigan
  119 Nathan A. Jasper The County Press, Lapeer, Michigan
  120 Marguerite Arbogast Ludington Daily News, Ludington, Michigan
  121 Nathaniel Britton The Macomb Daily, Macomb, Michigan
  122 Nikhil S. Dwibhashyam The Oakland Press, Pontiac, Michigan
  123 Hannah Jackson Saginaw Valley State University, Saginaw, Michigan
  124 Cameron L. Haynes The Herald Palladium, St. Joseph, Michigan
  125 Jessie Skylar Williams Traverse City Record-Eagle, Traverse City, Michigan
Minnesota  126 Alyssa E. Boynton Lakes Country Service Cooperative, Fergus Falls, Minnesota
  127 Mark J. Kivimaki Augsburg College, Minneapolis, Minnesota
  128 Kellen Rufus Rodriguez South Central Service Cooperative, North Mankato, Minnesota
  129 Shane DeSilva Southeast Service Cooperative, Rochester, Minnesota
  130 Lauren Crabtree National Joint Powers Alliance, Staples, Minnesota
Mississippi  131 Caribbean Sea'Era Adams Mississippi Association of Educators, Jackson, Mississippi
Missouri  132 Faaris Khan Columbia Daily Tribune, Columbia, Missouri
  133 Joel C. Miles Cass County Democrat Missourian, Harrisonville, Missouri
  134 Kush N. Sharma Jackson County Spelling Bee Collaborative, Kansas City, Missouri
  135 Jade Ray Samanta Three Rivers Community College, Poplar Bluff, Missouri
  136 Julianna Sonnik Sedalia Spelling Bee Collaborative, Sedalia, Missouri
  137 Krishan Ghosh College of Arts and Letters - Missouri State University, Springfield, Missouri
  138 Peyton Wiewel St. Joseph News-Press, St. Joseph, Missouri
  139 Gokul Venkatachalam St. Louis Post-Dispatch, St. Louis, Missouri
Montana  140 Erik Alexander Hovland Lee Newspapers of Montana, Billings, Montana
Nebraska  141 Grace Johanningsmeier Omaha World-Herald, Omaha, Nebraska
Nevada  142 Amna Raza Las Vegas Review-Journal, Las Vegas, Nevada
New Hampshire  143 Arushi R. Kalpande New Hampshire Union Leader, Manchester, New Hampshire
New Jersey  144 Alexander Paul Hauer Camden Spelling Bee Collaborative, Camden, New Jersey
  145 Eboseremhen I. Eigbe South Jersey Spelling Bee Collaborative, Galloway, New Jersey
  146 Sanjana Mohan Malla The Record and Herald News, Hackensack, New Jersey
  147 Katharine S. Wang The Record and Herald News, Hackensack, New Jersey
  148 Ed Horan Hudson County Office of Cultural and Heritage Affairs, Jersey City, New Jersey
  149 Carson A. Monks Tri-State Spelling Bee Committee, Montague, New Jersey
  150 Aron Wiener Asbury Park Press/Home News Tribune, Neptune, New Jersey
New Mexico  151 Anish Kumar The Albuquerque Journal, Albuquerque, New Mexico
New York  152 Lydia Loverin Times Union, Albany, New York
  153 Andrew C. Erdman The Buffalo News, Buffalo, New York
  154 Sriram J. Hathwar Corning Rotary Club, Corning, New York
  155 Gavin J. Buehler Finger Lakes Times, Geneva, New York
  156 Katie Ammann The Leader-Herald, Gloversville, New York
  157 Jhanvi V. Ravishankar Hofstra University, Hempstead, New York
  158 Michael James Times Herald-Record, Middletown, New York
  159 Sai Vishudhi Chandrasekhar Daily News, New York, New York
  160 Anil Singh Daily News, New York, New York
  161 Buddy D. Noorlander The Daily Star, Oneonta, New York
  162 David Simeon Khamis The Palladium-Times, Oswego, New York
  163 Connor S. Niederbuhl Press-Republican, Plattsburgh, New York
  164 Alaina Kenny The Post-Standard, Syracuse, New York
  165 Dylan O'Connor Watertown Daily Times, Watertown, New York
  166 Harshita M. Shet Theodore D. Young Community Center, White Plains, New York
North Carolina  167 Shiv Patel Times-News, Burlington, North Carolina
  168 Mary C. Polking The Charlotte Observer, Charlotte, North Carolina
  169 Abigail Pittman The Clayton News-Star, Clayton, North Carolina
  170 Bettie Lehem Closs Duke University's Office of Durham and Regional Affairs, Durham, North Carolina
  171 William Austin Elder The Fayetteville Observer, Fayetteville, North Carolina
  172 Katie M. Danis The Gaston Gazette, Gastonia, North Carolina
  173 Kellan R. All Harnett County Spelling Bee Collaborative, Lillington, North Carolina
  174 Suzanna Murawski PAGE of Wake County, Raleigh, North Carolina
  175 Hailey J. Lancaster Delta Center for Life Development, Inc., Rocky Mount, North Carolina
  176 Emily Garcia PAGE of Lee County, Sanford, North Carolina
  177 Thomas Manning The Shelby Star, Shelby, North Carolina
  178 Lauren Somin Lim Washington Daily News, Washington, North Carolina
  179 Zachary Vincent Mallol The Wilson Times, Wilson, North Carolina
  180 Hayat Alkadir Winston-Salem Journal, Winston-Salem, North Carolina
North Dakota  181 Madeline R. Rickert North Dakota Association of County Superintendents, Bismarck, North Dakota
Ohio  182 Ferdian Euro Aditama Akron Beacon Journal, Akron, Ohio
  183 Harry Harman Ohio University's Scripps College of Communication, Athens, Ohio
  184 Max Danner Ohio University's Scripps College of Communication, Athens, Ohio
  185 Nolan R. Reed The Repository, Canton, Ohio
  186 Olivia C. Kaiser WCPO, Cincinnati, Ohio
  187 Joseph Cusi Delamerced WCPO, Cincinnati, Ohio
  188 Ashwin Veeramani Northeast Ohio Media Group, Cleveland, Ohio
  189 Emily E. Helm Dayton Daily News, Dayton, Ohio
  190 Kaitlin Hall Educational Service Center of Lorain County, LaGrange, Ohio
  191 Kyle Ayisi Lancaster Eagle-Gazette, Lancaster, Ohio
  192 Alotus Nguyen Wei The Lima News, Lima, Ohio
  193 Peyton Hall The Marietta Times, Marietta, Ohio
  194 Justin Thomas Hamilton The Times Leader, Martins Ferry, Ohio
  195 Sasha M. Davis Salem News, East Liverpool Review and The Morning Journal, Salem, Ohio
  196 Nathan J. Keenan The Herald-Star, Steubenville, Ohio
  197 Phoebe M. Jackson The Blade, Toledo, Ohio
  198 Elias P. Kondolios The Tribune Chronicle, Warren, Ohio
  199 Melina Gabele The News-Herald, Willoughby, Ohio
  200 Annabelle E. Day The Vindicator, Youngstown, Ohio
Oklahoma  201 Nicholas Allen Stark Muskogee Spelling Bee Collaborative, Muskogee, Oklahoma
  202 Cole Shafer-Ray The Oklahoman, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Oregon  203 Divya Amirtharaj Portland Tribune, Portland, Oregon
Pennsylvania  204 Shreyas Parab The Chester Spirit, Chester, Pennsylvania
  205 Jacob George Chester County Intermediate Unit, Downingtown, Pennsylvania
  206 Colin Francis The Express-Times, Easton, Pennsylvania
  207 Aparajita Rao WITF: Public Media for Central Pennsylvania, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
  208 Hannah Michele Citsay Intelligencer Journal/Lancaster New Era, Lancaster, Pennsylvania
  209 Kevin Cui The Times Herald, Norristown, Pennsylvania
  210 Anna Tran Pennridge Community Education Foundation, Perkasie, Pennsylvania
  211 Diana T. Nguyen The Philadelphia Tribune, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  212 Suneel Banerjee Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  213 Devina Singh The Republican Herald, Pottsville, Pennsylvania
  214 Emily M.X. Gunkel Reading Eagle, Reading, Pennsylvania
  215 Tushan Dargan Times Leader, Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania
Puerto Rico  216 Alexandra Harper Commonwealth-Parkville School, San Juan, Puerto Rico
Rhode Island  217 Stephen Andrew Landry The Valley Breeze, Cumberland, Rhode Island
South Carolina  218 Hussain A. Godhrawala The Allendale Sun, Allendale, South Carolina
  219 Andrew Dunn Anderson Independent Mail, Anderson, South Carolina
  220 Razeen Basunia The Post and Courier, Charleston, South Carolina
  221 Lloyd Aleister Bonds Pee Dee Education Center, Florence, South Carolina
  222 Isabella Mika Neubauer The Sun News, Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
  223 Kalika Melody Burnett Bridwell Herald-Journal, Spartanburg, South Carolina
South Dakota  224 Antonio Vince Miguel A. Lansang University of South Dakota, Vermillion, South Dakota
South Korea  225 Seongjun Lee Yoon's English School, Seoul, South Korea
Tennessee  226 Benjamin Kulas Crossings Nashville Action Partnership, Antioch, Tennessee
  227 Matthew J. Prus Chattanooga Times Free Press, Chattanooga, Tennessee
  228 Hayden McCuan The Jackson Sun and Union University, Jackson, Tennessee
  229 Naama Friedman Knoxville News Sentinel, Knoxville, Tennessee
  230 Dwight M. Moore, Jr. The Commercial Appeal, Memphis, Tennessee
  231 Maria Victoria Kaltchenko The Commercial Appeal, Memphis, Tennessee
Texas  232 Kate Miller Abilene Reporter-News, Abilene, Texas
  233 Krishna J. Gandhi Amarillo Globe-News, Amarillo, Texas
  234 Claire Margaret Thomas Corpus Christi Caller-Times, Corpus Christi, Texas
  235 Lokesh Nagineni The Dallas Morning News, Dallas, Texas
  236 Melody Grace Harwood El Paso Times, El Paso, Texas
  237 Ansun Sujoe Texas Christian University, Fort Worth, Texas
  238 Shobha Dasari Houston Public Media, Houston, Texas
  239 Syamantak Payra Houston Public Media, Houston, Texas
  240 Mary Joy Li-Ann D. Patricio Laredo Morning Times, Laredo, Texas
  241 Rena Morrell Lubbock Avalanche-Journal, Lubbock, Texas
  242 Stephanie Nicole Garza Rio Grande Valley AIM Media Texas, McAllen, Texas
  243 Gabrielle M. Rubio Midland Reporter-Telegram, Midland, Texas
  244 Kara Paige Lehnert Odessa American, Odessa, Texas
  245 Kasey Cuenca Torres San Angelo Standard-Times, San Angelo, Texas
  246 Nikhita Pathapati San Antonio Express-News, San Antonio, Texas
  247 Muriel Margaret Cotman Victoria Advocate, Victoria, Texas
  248 Anna M. Turner BBVA Compass Bank, Waco, Texas
  249 Manasvi J. Reddy Times Record News, Wichita Falls, Texas
U.S. Virgin Islands  250 Manav A. Thadani The Virgin Islands Daily News, St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands
Utah  251 Mikayla J. Hall Utah Valley Spelling Bee, Orem, Utah
  252 Grange Monaco Simpson Southeast Education Service Center, Price, Utah
  279 Michael T. Jones Overstock.com, Salt Lake City, Utah
Vermont  253 Liam A. Lustberg Rutland Herald/Barre Times-Argus, Rutland, Vermont
Virginia  254 Nicole Seman Loudoun County Public Schools, Ashburn, Virginia
  255 Samuel T. Pereles The News-Virginian and The Daily Progress, Charlottesville, Virginia
  256 Jacob Lawrence McDaniel Big Brothers and Big Sisters, Danville, Virginia
  257 Brianna Bartley The Free Lance-Star, Fredericksburg, Virginia
  258 Brayden Kelley Rockingham District Ruritans, Harrisonburg, Virginia
  259 Jensen Schram The News & Advance, Lynchburg, Virginia
  260 Ankita Vadiala Prince William Today, Manassas, Virginia
  261 Ted Hamacher The Virginian-Pilot, Norfolk, Virginia
  262 Jae Canetti Fairfax County Times, Reston, Virginia
  263 Tejas Muthusamy Richmond Times-Dispatch, Richmond, Virginia
  264 Shayley Grace Martin The Roanoke Times, Roanoke, Virginia
  265 Hadrian Reeves Tazewell County Fair Association, Tazewell, Virginia
  266 Jeffrey Cho Adult Literacy on the Middle Peninsula, Williamsburg, Virginia
  267 George Stuart Estep Boys & Girls Club of Northern Shenandoah Valley, Winchester, Virginia
Washington  268 Buck Walling Ferry County View, Republic, Washington
  269 Elisabeth Ince Skagit Valley Herald, Mount Vernon, Washington
  270 Téa Freedman-Susskind Town Hall Seattle, Seattle, Washington
  271 Emily K. Schneider North Central Washington Collaborative Spelling Bee, Wenatchee, Washington
West Virginia  272 Varun Kukkillaya Charleston Gazette-Mail, Charleston, West Virginia
  273 George Andrew Triplett The Clarksburg Exponent-Telegram, Clarksburg, West Virginia
  274 Raimah Hossain The Dominion Post, Morgantown, West Virginia
  275 Lillian Taylor Bischof The Catholic Spirit, Wheeling, West Virginia
Wisconsin  276 Karelyn Malliet Wisconsin State Journal, Madison, Wisconsin
Wyoming  277 Victoria Paige Allen Wyoming Community Foundation, Laramie, Wyoming
Speller 278 appears on the roster with spellers for Illinois.
Speller 279 appears on the roster with spellers for Utah.
Speller 280 appears on the roster with spellers for Indiana.
Speller 281 appears on the roster with spellers for Connecticut.