"After making it safely to the Gaylord National (home of the Scripps Howard National Spelling Bee) Matt settles down in his room to study with the world's smallest copy of the Merriam-Webster dictionary − or maybe that's just his iPod :-)"
− 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.