Parker Teen Among Spelling Bee Finalists
OXON HILL, Md. (AP) — The nine finalists who will compete for the $30,000 first prize in the 85th Scripps National Spelling Bee on Thursday night:
— Frank Cahill, 14, of Parker, Colo.
— Emma Ciereszynski, 14, of Dover, N.H.
— Lena Greenberg, 14, of Philadelphia.
— Jordan Hoffman, 14, of Lee’s Summit, Mo.
— Arvind Mahankali, 12, of Bayside Hills, N.Y.
— Stuti Mishra, 14, of West Melbourne, Fla.
— Snigda Nandipati, 14, of San Diego.
— Nicholas Rushlow, 14, of Pickerington, Ohio.
— Gifton Wright, 14, of Spanish Town, Jamaica.
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