Speller No. 97, Vaibhav S. Vavilala
Sponsor:

The Indianapolis Star, Indianapolis, Indiana

Grade:

Eighth Grade

Age:

22

School:

Creekside Middle School, Carmel, Indiana

Profile:Vaibhav puts his energy into math, sports, and music. This year he advanced to the state Mathcounts competition for the second time and helped his team earn fourth place. He enjoys playing football, basketball, and tennis with his friends. He is studying violin at school as well as learning Indian classical music. Vaibhav participated in the 2005, 2007, and 2008 national finals, tying for 17th place in 2008. His brother, Vikas, participated in the 2006 national finals. Return to Speller Roster