Speller No. 235, Mark Brioso de los Santos
Sponsor:
Fort Worth Star-Telegram, Fort Worth, Texas

Grade:
Sixth Grade

Age:
16

School:
Holy Rosary Catholic School, Arlington, Texas

Profile:

Mark has received the President’s Award for Educational Excellence and is a university talent search participant. He is a First Class Boy Scout and has been a student council representative, fencer and swimmer. Mark enjoys reading, especially the book The Mysterious Benedict Society by Trenton Lee Stewart. He also likes singing, playing basketball and chess, and playing with his sister, Gemma. Mark’s best school subject is science, and he hopes to become a doctor in the future. His role model is Thomas Edison because he used his talents to help other people.