Speller No. 237, Chetan Reddy
Sponsor:
The Dallas Morning News, Dallas, Texas

Grade:
Seventh Grade

Age:
16

School:
C.M. Rice Middle School, Plano, Texas

Profile:

Chetan is involved in MATHCOUNTS, Whiz Quiz, cricket and recreational basketball. His role model is NBA player Dirk Nowitzki because of his talent, discipline and loyalty. Chetan enjoys reading, especially the Hunger Games series of books; he also liked the movie. Other interests include music, sports and board games like Scrabble. At school, Chetan excels in math and hopes for a career in economics. He is able to name all 50 U.S. States in alphabetical order in less than a minute. Chetan participated in the 2010 and 2011 Scripps National Spelling Bees, tying for 27th place in 2011.