Speller No. 65, Christopher P. Rademacher
Sponsor:
The Telegraph, Dixon, Illinois

Grade:
Seventh Grade

Age:
16

School:
Aplington Middle School, Polo, Illinois

Profile:

Christopher’s best school subject is math, and he is currently taking an online algebra course through Northwestern University’s Gifted Learning Program. After school, he participates in baseball, soccer, track, academic team and 4-H. Christopher was on the academic team conference champion and earned a 4-H Superior Award at the Illinois State Fair. Also a talented musician, he participates in band and was recently awarded a first rating for his piano solo and saxophone solo in a solo and ensemble contest. Christopher’s hobbies include woodworking, reading, playing computer games, golf and chess. This is his first trip to Washington, D.C.