The Charlotte, NC Observer featured Junior Allison Hunt in a "Young Achievers" article on Tuesday, July 30, 2013. The article starts:

When her dad asked her if she wanted to go with him to a national bridge tournament, Allison Hunt, then a seventh-grader, had only one concern.

The first thing I said was, ‘Dad, what if they’re all nerds?’ ” Allison recalls. “He told me, ‘Assume they’re all nerds. Either you’ll be right or you’ll be pleasantly surprised.’ ”

Allison was pleasantly surprised, and four years later, she’s continued to play the card game competitively.

Read more here.

Allison has participates in the USBF Junior Training Program and will be playing in the Youth NABC and World Youth Open Bridge Championship in Atlanta in August. Good luck!