Speller No. 50, Simola Nayak
Georgia Association of Educators, Tucker, Georgia

Eighth Grade


Henderson Middle School, Chamblee, Georgia


Simola likes music and plays both clarinet and saxophone. For the past two years, she has been selected to play in the District Honor Band. Simola is able to remember the tune of songs after hearing them only once, and her favorite musical artists are The Beatles, Adele, Coldplay and Sting. Simola is a member of her school’s Reading Bowl Club and Honors Club. Her Reading Bowl club has won several awards at county and regional competitions. Simola enjoys spending time reading fiction books, news magazines and newspapers. Stargazing is another interest and, combined with digital photography, it has become the basis for many of Simola’s science fair projects.