Speller No. 168, Dylan O'Connor
Sponsor:
Watertown Daily Times, Watertown, New York

Grade:
Fifth Grade

Age:
14

School:
Alexandria Central School, Alexandria Bay, New York

Profile:

Dylan is a classical music fan, and Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart is his favorite composer. He also enjoys Pokemon games, movies and anime, and he collects Pokemon plush toys. Dylan has been teaching himself the Japanese and Russian languages. Dylan plays percussion in the school band and takes piano lessons. Swimming is his favorite sport, and Michael Phelps is his favorite athlete. During the summer, Dylan likes to swim in the St. Lawrence River and ride bikes. He is a high honor roll student who has been known to recite the periodic table of elements for fun.