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2011 K'NEXperts

Name: Melissa

State: TX

Age: 9


Question and Answer:

When did you start building with K'NEX?
When I was 3 years old I played with KID K'NEX.

How did you come up with the idea for your winning model?
At first, I was going to make a mansion playhouse, but I decided to turn the column into a tree.

What has been your most challenging K'NEX creation?
"The Secret Apple Tree", because of how I had to support it.

Do you have a favorite past K'NEXpert, if so who?
Yes, I do, Matthew of 2009!

How many siblings do you have? What are their age(s) and gender?
I have an older brother who is 15, an older sister who is 27, and a sister who is 29.

Do they build with K'NEX too? Do you build models together?
Matthew (my brother) does, and sometimes I build with him.

What are your favorite hobbies (besides building with K'NEX)?
Playing on the computer, drawing, painting, coloring, and playing with my friends.

What is your favorite subject in school?
Latin is my favorite subject.

What do you want to be when you grow up?
A waitress.

What has been the coolest part about being a 2011 K'NEXpert?
Winning the trip to the factory.

What advice do you have for other kids who want to be K'NEXperts?
Don't lose hope when you feel like quitting because you are frustrated when something is hard to connect, or support, or if you are tired.

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