Speller No. 253, Elizabeth M. Adetiba
Sponsor:
Fort Worth Star-Telegram, Fort Worth, Texas

Grade:
Eighth Grade

Age:
20

School:
James Coble Middle School, Arlington, Texas

Profile:
Liz is a sports enthusiast and fierce competitor, especially when it comes to track and swimming. Her goal is to become a track-and-field standout and compete in the Olympic Games like her role model, Lolo Jones. Though her favorite school subjects are language arts and U.S. History, Liz believes that her career path will veer toward medicine: She hopes to become a cardiovascular surgeon. She represented the Times Record News in the 2006 national finals.