Speller No. 213, Lena Greenberg
Sponsor:

The Philadelphia Tribune, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Grade:

Eighth Grade

Age:

19

School:

Home School, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Profile:

Lena enjoys foreign languages and other cultures, especially from the far north or Spain. She is very interested in politics and current events, and each day visits the BBC, CNN and Spanish-language websites to scan the latest news. A published author, Lena is the former executive editor of YALDAH, a national magazine for Jewish girls, as well as the layout editor for her synagogue’s 16-20 page monthly newsletter. Lena has written articles for the children’s magazines Stone Soup, Cricket, New Moon Girls and Creative Kids. She volunteers at Friendship Circle, an organization for Jewish kids with special needs. Lena participated in the 2011 Scripps National Spelling Bee.

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