WASHINGTON -- West...
WASHINGTON — Most of the chairs were empty.
Katie Mills didn't get to sleep in.
She didn't get any surprise school cancellations. She didn't get an intercom announcement saying buses would be leaving early due to...
Katie Mills was on a mission.
She approached the microphone, confidence in her step, and spelled “peccadillo,” as if the word were part of her everyday vocabulary.
It was the most important competition of the Tatooine boy's life. He was untested and nervous, but sage advice from a venerable teacher reassured him as he anxiously waited for the race to start.