Speller No. 53, Taggart H.S. Nakamoto
aio, Honolulu, Hawaii
Konawaena Middle School, Kealakekua, Hawaii
Taggart likes anything that has to do with science, his best school subject. He wants to attend Brigham Young University to study chemistry after high school, and he aspires to be a chemistry professor. In his spare time, Taggart loves to read. He also likes biking and hiking. Taggart has a zip-line and monkey bridge in his backyard. He participates in Judo, where he is ranked fourth Kyu. Taggart is a first-class Boy Scout who earned the Arrow of Light in Cub Scouts. He also participates in church youth activities. Taggart’s first visited Washington, D.C., when his brother Talmage participated in the Scripps National Spelling Bee in 2008 and 2009.