Speller No. 270, Andrew Traylor
Sponsor:
The News-Virginian and The Daily Progress, Charlottesville, Virginia

Grade:
Eighth Grade

Age:
20

School:
Parent Educators of Augusta County Homes (P.E.A.C.H.), Staunton, Virginia

Profile:
Andrew's talent for the written word garnered him second place nationally in the Veterans of Foreign Wars Patriot's Pen essay contest in 2008. He aspires to be published as an author and a video game designer. Andrew volunteers his time in the television ministry at his church, directing and working sound and cameras. He is quite the advocate for coffee, ramen noodles, and burritos.