"Waiting patiently to pick up the registration packet. It would appear that a lot of other spellers had the same idea, but the Bee staff is quick and friendly. Thank you!"
− Craig Cecil, Matt's proud dad
About the blog:
Matt Cecil, of Amherst, is in Washington, D.C., this week for the 2011 Scripps National Spelling Bee as he competes for a $30,000 grand prize. While in Washington, Matt and his dad, Craig, along with his adviser, Dianna Clark, are planning to keep Lorain County in the know by writing a blog from the bee.