Speller No. 24, Nick Lambert
Contra Costa Times, Walnut Creek, California

Eighth Grade


Pleasant Hill Middle School, Pleasant Hill, California


Nick loves outdoor pursuits like hiking, canoeing and rafting. He collects photos and autographs from Disneyland characters, and his role model is Walt Disney because he showed the world creativity. At school Nick is in Earth Club, California Junior Scholarship Federation and Boy Scouts. He plays the saxophone in his school’s Jazz band and aspires to be a musician and actor. Nick won a science award in sixth grade and received a “best reader” award in third grade. His favorite book is Percy Jackson and the Olympians: The Lightning Thief. Nick won the school spelling bee in fifth, sixth and eight grades, and he's excited to finally go to Washington, D.C.