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The pupils who have been eliminated from the National Spelling B

May 28, 1997

The pupils who have been eliminated from the National Spelling Bee and the words they missed.

Round One

Becky Braunstein, 13, Eagle River, Alaska _ penicillin.

Sarah McGill, 14, Bakersfield, Calif. _ extraneous.

Emily Kathryn Stagg, 12, Hamden, Conn. _ auricle.

Gina Torgersen, 14, Gainesville, Fla. _ crinoline.

Roxanne Caloza, 13, Tallahassee, Fla. _ chemise.

Amanda Austin Barbee, 13, Rome, Ga. _ hebetude.

Keith Schonfelder, 14, Franklin Grove, Ill. _ borzoi.

Mathew Erickson, 13, Tampico, Ill. _ plangorous.

Doug Congdon, 14, Topeka, Kan. _ ginglymus.

Erin Mulroney, 14, Independence, Ky. _ lapideous.

Samuel Bailey Jr., 13, Monroe, La. _ maceral.

Daniel R. Green, 10, Swampscott, Mass. _ myrmecologist.

Brittni, Teter, 13, Flintstone, Md. _ polychrest.

Alfred Edgar Smith, 14, Hagerstown, Md. _ mucilaginous.

Spencer Adam Winters, 12, Greenville, Mich. _ polyphagism.

Isaac C. Wilson, 14, Clio, Mich. _ peripety.

Tracy L. Greenwood, 14, Imlay City, Mich. _ puissant.

Jennifer Mezger, 14, Bethany, Mo. _ phonasthenia.

Conor O. Hagen, 13, Ladue, Mo. _ solipsism.

Round Two

Lawrence F. Fernandez, 9, Pago Pago, American Samoa _ alliance.

Alison Elizabeth Sciarrino, 14, Ahwahnee, Calif. _ indecisively.

Cesar J. Santiago, Jr., 13, Glendale, Calif. _ compulsion.

Oscar G. Pleitez, 13, Riverside, Calif. _ malignant.

Alison Cohen, 12, Washington, D.C. _ certitude.

Justin M. King, 13, Vernon, Fla. _ posttension.

Maja Zarah Munoz, 12, Koror, Republic of Palau _ patroness.

Sarah N. Stroud, 9, Challis, Idaho _ paisley.

Megan E. Yacko, 14, Normal, Ill. _ callow.

Emi E. Bays, 13, Anderson, Ind. _ impressionable.

Anand Harshvardhan, 12, West Lafayette, Ind. _ declination.

T.J. Sweeney, 12, South Bend, Ind. _ optimistic.

Matthew Dykstra, 14, Wenham, Mass. _ unpersuadable.

Albert So, 13, Bradford, Mass. _ foppery.

Brandon A. Kennedy, 11, Mexico City, Mexico _ legibility.

Joshua C. Koon, 10, Parma, Mich. _ aberration.

Nicole Granroth, 13, Highland, Mich. _ gibberish.

Jennifer Meyer, 12, Warroad, Minn. _ Miranda.

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