Ari Papahronis is a 13-year-old 7th grader at Sequoyah Middle School in Edmond, near Oklahoma City. He plays the trumpet in the Central Oklahoma Directors Association Honor Band; he also plays the piano. Among those he admires are his teachers. He'd like to visit China and Japan because of their exotic cultures.Ari will be competing at the National Geographic Bee championship in Washington, D.C. Watch on the National Geographic Channel Thursday, May 24 at 8 p.m. ET. The finals will be broadcast later on public television stations. Check local listings.
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