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Eliminated Spelling Bee Contestants

June 1, 2000

Contestants eliminated Thursday in the 2000 Scripps Howard National Spelling Bee and the word they misspelled:

Round Four

Ruth Hulbert, 14, Palmer, Alaska _ desiccate

Jason Lyle Black, 12, Livermore, Calif. _ noctilucent

Ramesh Thondapu, 14, Merced, Calif. _ potamologist

Evelyn Eisele, 13, Denver _ Gouda

Aarthi Arunachalam, 12, North Palm Beach, Fla._ bailiwick

Chip Norris, 13, Chipley, Fla. _ anechoic

Benjamin O’Donnell, 14, Palm City, Fla. _ treacly

Henry Pollock, 13, Urbana, Ill. _ Camembert

Lewis Liu, 14, Chicago _ osseous

Steven Stilt, 14, Greenville, Ill. _ gerontology

Carol Rupprecht, 12, Westfield, Ind. _ mortadella

Cody M. Pagels, 13, Michigan City, Ind. _ gynecocentric

Ann Chi, 13, Terre Haute, Ind. _ martinetish

Rhea Marcella Brathwaite, 13, Kingston, Jamaica _ rowel

Jordan Martin, 12, Erlanger, Ky. _ truculent

Allison Anderson, 14, Bossier City, La. _ epistolography

Kara Hadge, 14, Dedham, Mass. _ scabrous

Allyson E. Lieberman, 11, Ann Arbor, Mich. _ transhumance

Janelle Marie Horton, 13, Lowell, Mich. _ hoyle

Josh Koon, 13, Parma, Mich. _ impedance

Colt Commander Meakin, 13, Cooks, Mich. _ fete

Ryan McBride, 14, Saginaw, Mich. _ glasnost

Amanda Whitworth, Columbia, Mo. _ neoteric

Lorelei Donaldson, 13, St. Joseph, Mo. _ herpetology

Cecilia Scott, 12, Springfield, Mo. _ cyrillic

Dipal P. Shah, 13, West New York, N.J. _ frittata

Gregory Joseph Abbracciamento, 12, Robbinsville, N.J. _ garrulity

Emily D. Cole, 12, Boiceville, N.Y. _ butylene

Lily Sloan, 11, Belmont, N.C. _ legerity

Kristen G. Davis, 13, Stuart, Va. _ hemiplegic

Lauren Deniese McCollough, 13, Warren, Ohio _ logogriph

Laura Greene, 13, Ashtabula, Ohio _ colliery

Tucker McLean, 14, Bend, Ore. _ misogamist

Lynne Vu, 12, Norristown, Pa. _ aplomb

Lindsay King, 12, Portsmouth, R.I. _ nephrectomy

Beth Anne Byrd, 11, Lexington, S.C. _ cephalopod

April D. Reynolds, 12, Greenville, S.C. _ risibility

Jesse Jones, 13, Coalmont, Tenn. _ presentient

Clinton Daley Hoard, 13, Huntingdon, Tenn. _ manducatory

Steven Walker, 13, Tellico Plains, Tenn. _ factotum

Elise West, 14, Memphis, Tenn. _ shaman

Joreen Siena R. Belocura, 14, Hobbs, N.M. _ truncal

Jonesy Cogan, 14, San Angelo, Texas _ demotic

Edgar ``Ned″ Bayliss Twigg, 13, Berryville, Va. _ isosceles

Emma Barker-Perez, 13, Langley, Wash. _ lucre

Katrina Shankland, 12, Wittenberg, Wis. _ echinacea

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