Speller No. 244, Abhinav Sangisetti
Sponsor:
San Antonio Express-News, San Antonio, Texas

Grade:
Eighth Grade

Age:
18

School:
Ed Rawlinson Middle School, San Antonio, Texas

Profile:

Abhinav has been swimming for the Alamo Area Aquatic Association since he was eight years old, and he has competed in the finals at the South Texas Swim Championship meets in many events. It’s no surprise that his role model is Michael Phelps because Abhinav says Phelps never gives up in his pursuit of the gold medal. Abhinav plays tennis and is an alto saxophone player in his school’s band. His best school subject is math and he is a university talent search participant. Abhinav aspires to be a brain surgeon.