Chat with Jonathan Horton

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Last year, Jonathan C. Horton placed sixth in the national spelling bee.
Welcome to The Show! On Tuesday, Jonathan C. Horton will be in to chat about his experience in the Scripps National Spelling Bee.

Horton, a home-schooled, 14-year-old, eighth grader, tied for sixth in last year's bee. He's not just a world class speller. Just two weeks ago, he competed in the National Mathcounts competition in Dallas. He has also participated at the state level in the National Geographic Bee.

Living in Gilbert, Ariz., Horton enjoys watching the Phoenix Suns and Arizona Diamondbacks. He also likes to play video games or watch movies or old TV shows like "The Andy Griffith Show."

Horton and the other contestants in the spelling bee will be broadcast Thursday, May 31 on ESPN from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. ET. The finals will be on ABC on Thursday from 8 p.m. to 10 p.m. ET.

Send in your questions now, and then join Jonathan right here on Tuesday at 5 p.m. ET!

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