Speller No. 73, Greg D. Kessel
Sponsor:
The Daily Gazette, Sterling, Illinois

Grade:
Eighth Grade

Age:
17

School:
Rock Falls Middle School, Rock Falls, Illinois

Profile:

Greg excels in mathematics at school. He is currently taking advanced math classes, including tenth-grade geometry. He hopes to soon be accepted into the Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy. In his spare time, Greg likes to play brain teasers and mind games. He enjoys reading and relaxing by watching movies like Spaceballs. At school he participates in the Quiz Bowl league. He is a fan of football and classic rock. This is his first time traveling to Washington, D.C.