Speller No. 53, Taggart H.S. Nakamoto
aio, Honolulu, Hawaii

Sixth Grade


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.