The 13-year-old is an honors student at Anthony School, who prides herself on knowing every detail in the seven Harry Potter books, counts Angelina Jolie as a role model and enjoys designing clothing and playing piano. She plans on becoming a doctor or an entrepreneur.
Samia Nawaz, a Little Rock native, has made it to the final round of the Scripps National Spelling Bee. She made it to the final 12 by correctly spelling pyrrhotism earlier today. (It means the state of being red haired.) She also managed words like bombinate, piacular, advocaat, podotheca and amylolysis.