Speller No. 69, Sophie Bergman
The Dispatch and The Rock Island Argus, Moline, Illinois
Morning Star Academy, Bettendorf, Iowa
Sophie enjoys history and travel, and she has visited 49 U.S. states in addition to the countries of South Africa, France, the United Kingdom, Australia, China, Italy, Germany, Spain, Andorra, Singapore and Egypt. She founded and runs a non-profit organization called Books to Charity, which donates books to impoverished children around the world. Sophie is also interested in art and she is in advanced art classes. Some other extracurricular activities that she enjoys include ballet and tennis. In her spare time, Sophie likes to go scuba diving, surfing and horseback riding, as well as study the French language.