Speller No. 143, Dakota Daniel Jones
Sponsor:
Las Vegas Review-Journal, Las Vegas, Nevada

Grade:
Seventh Grade

Age:
18

School:
Hyde Park Middle School, Las Vegas, Nevada

Profile:
Dakota currently attends a magnet school that specializes in mathematics and science. He is a member of his school’s orchestra and plays the viola and piano. Dakota is also involved in Mathcounts competitions. One of his favorite classes in school is history, in which he enjoys learning the story of our country. Dakota is a Boy Scout and has earned the Life Scout rank in addition to many merit badges. He aspires to earn the Eagle Scout rank in the future. Dakota’s other interests include anything related to food or astronomy.