By People Staff
March 19, 2007 12:00 PM

KYLE COLLIER, 10, L.A.

• Worst grade: “I got a C-in grammar. But I won’t be a writer, so who needs it?”

• The joys of fame: “My younger sister is jealous. I rub it in: ‘I’m on TV and you’re not!’ Then she hits me.”

JACOB HAYS, 11, San Diego

• Favorite subject: “American History. I just don’t understand why the Tories and the Patriots couldn’t work things out.”

• The contestants: “It’s sort of sad. I forget simple facts too. I feel for them. I really do.”

LAURA MARANO, 11, L.A.

• Favorite book: “Wicked. I’m all about the wicked witch.”

• Ambition: “Once I’m an actress, I can be the governor of California. Then … the White House.”

ALANA ETHRIDGE, 9, San Diego

• The contestants: “A girl kept analyzing what [color] yellow and red makes. Hello?”

• The joys of fame: “Two mean girls now want to be my friends. I’m like, ‘Seriously?'”

SPENCER MARTIN, 10, L.A.

• Worst grade: “I got a C in handwriting. Nothing that will affect my GPA when I’m older.”

• Ambitions: “I either want to be a veterinarian or the first pogo-sticker at the Olympics.”

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