Speller No. 89, Gifton Samuel Wright

Jamaica Gleaner, Kingston, Jamaica


Eighth Grade




Kingston College, Kingston, Jamaica


Gifton likes participating in competitions, and he enjoys singing and dancing. In his spare time he participates in track and field and football, and he plays checkers and computer games. At school, Gifton is deputy head boy, is on the Quiz team, and participates in the Chess and Math clubs. He excels in math and earned the highest math grade in his school. Gifton is learning to speak French, and he really likes to spell. He hopes to become a doctor someday. This is Gifton’s first trip to Washington, D.C., and he’s really looking forward to it.

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