Speller No. 88, Christian J.D. Allen
Sponsor:

Jamaica Gleaner, Kingston, Jamaica

Grade:

8th

Age:

19

School:

Ardenne High School, Kingston, Jamaica

Profile:

Ever since he was a toddler, Christian has been fascinated with aviation, and he would like to become a pilot one day. He practices regularly with programs called Flight Simulator and X-Plane. Other interests include basketball, art and writing stories, and he is actively involved in his church. Christian has received numerous academic excellence awards and is inspired by the late Steve Jobs because of his high standard of technological innovation. Christian is making his first visit to Washington, D.C., for the Scripps National Spelling Bee.


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