Mhair H. Orchanian, 12, Canoga Park, Calif. _ gibbet.

Venkatesa ``Ven'' Tadipatri, 14, Shelton, Calif. _ gloucester.

Iyelli Ichile, 14, Tampa, Fla. _ blackguardly.

Kyle E. Thomason, 11, Stockbridge, Ga. _ dropsical.

Beth Dorman, 13, Chicago, Ill. _ desuetude.

Tom Clarke, 13, Highland Park, Ill. _ kirsch.

Samuel Bright, 12, Peoria, Ill. _ ragout.

Kimberly Maletich, 13, Springfield, Ill. _ sloe.

Dawn Eschenauer, 13, Waterloo, Ind. _ leveret.

Cynthia Gunadi, 14, Hagerstown, Md. _ inveigle.

Soo Kim, 13, Waldorf, Md. _ brachiate.

Paul Jewell, 13, Stevensville, Mich. _ coquetry.

Joye Cox, 14, Hattiesburg, Miss. _ notochord.

Whitney D. Gates, 15, Edgerton, Mo. _ strychnine.

William Stoecker, 13, Rolla, Mo. _ pastiche.

Eric Shockey, 14, Larimore, N.D. _ heuristic.

Katy Belden, 14, Canton, Ohio _ hauteur.

Soumendra N. Banerjee, 14, Glenolden, Pa. _ styptic.

Jason Feldstein, 14, Pittsburgh, Pa._ accessit.

Jonathan Monk, 14, Columbia, S.C. _ ormolu.

Ray Jason Bandigas, 12, Spartanburg, S.C._ circinate.

Tyler Ray, 15, Chattanooga, Tenn. _ meerschaum.

Gigliola Omani Smith, 13, San Antonio, Texas _ subrident.

Melissa Chu, 14, Mount Vernon, Wash. _ celature.

Sarah Elizabeth Baxter, 13, Winfield, W.Va. _ bretelle.

Abbie Dick, 14, Hedgesville, W.Va. _ framboise.