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Whiz Kid: Winning Wrestler Dylan Nottingham

The seventh grader has qualified to compete in a national wrestling tournament.

Melrose Patch Whiz Kid of the Week: Dylan Nottingham

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  • How he did it: Dylan excelled at the Massachusetts State Wrestling Championship and the New England Wrestling Championship, according to an announcement from the school. He then won first place in the Marshwood Invitational in Portland, Maine. Those accomplishments qualified him to challenge youth wrestlers from across the country.
  • What's next: At the national tournament, Dylan will wrestle with several other competitors in his weight bracket. The matches last three minutes, and the winner will advance to the next meet. 

We need nominations!

Each week, Melrose Patch will seek suggestions from readers for individual kids, youth groups, teens, and even sports teams that wow us with their accomplishments. We want to hear about these amazing children and teens and select one each week as the Patch Whiz Kid.  Submit your nomination in our comment box below or e-mail the information to danield@patch.com. Be sure to include all of the following information:

  • Nominator's Name
  • Nominator's E-Mail
  • Whiz Kid's Name
  • Whiz Kid's Age
  • Whiz Kid's School
  • Whiz Kid's Accomplishment
  • An explanation of the accomplishment (approximately 150-300 words).
  • A photo, if available.

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