2012 Scripps National Spelling Bee

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Top Finishers

  • 1st – Snigdha Nandipati
  • 2nd – Stuti Mishra
  • 3rd – Arvind Mahankali
  • T-4th – Lena Greenberg, Nicholas Rushlow, Gifton Wright
  • 7th – Frank Cahill
  • T-8th – Emma Ciereszynski, Jordan Hoffman

Round Results

Preliminaries Semifinals Championship Finals
Round One Test Round 4 Round 7
Round 2 Round 5 Round 8
Round 3 Round 6 Round 9
Round 10
Round 11
Round 12
Round 13

Official PDFs & More

General InfoPreliminariesSemifinalsChampionship Finals
2012 Scripps National Spelling Bee (85th) WikipediaRound One TestRound 4Round 7
Participants: 278Round 2Round 5Round 8
Total Words: 720Round 3Round 6Round 9
SemifinalistsRound 10
Championship FinalistsRound 11
Winning Word: guetapensRound 12
Round 13
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Gifton Wright of Kingston, Jamaica reacts to the sound of the bell after spelling ericeticolous incorrectly in Round 9. (Mark Bowen/Scripps National Spelling Bee)

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