Speller No. 29, Eva Kitlen
Sponsor:
Barnes & Noble, Boulder, Colorado

Grade:
Eighth Grade

Age:
16

School:
Sunset Middle School, Longmont, Colorado

Profile:

Eva is a competitive swimmer and has achieved three state qualifying times in her events. She also enjoys skiing and ballet and has run on her school's cross country team for three years. A talented musician, Eva plays clarinet and piano and was selected for her school district's honor band. Eva is a member of the National Junior Honor Society and has been accepted to the International Baccalaureate Programme at the high school she will attend next fall. She would like to pursue a career in astrophysics or etymology. Eva participated in the 2012 Scripps National Spelling Bee.