Speller No. 48, Christian Smith
Sponsor:
Denver Newspaper Agency, Denver, Colorado

Grade:
Fifth Grade

Age:
17

School:
Christian Home Educators of Colorado, Highlands Ranch, Colorado

Profile:
Christian enjoys spending time with his family and friends and likes to go to church. He plays guitar and enjoys reading, fishing, and camping. Christian has three bearded dragon lizards and two ball python snakes. His favorite school subject is science, and he would like to become a paleontologist. Christian's brother Jake participated in the 2007 and 2008 national finals, tying for 25th place in 2008. His brother Alec participated in the 2008 national finals.