Wylie: Nikki Mathur
Grade: 11th (Junior)
Event: Spelling and Vocabulary
How long you’ve been competing: I’ve done Spelling and Vocabulary since 9th grade.
What’s the most challenging/nerve-wracking thing about your event: I think Spelling and Vocabulary is difficult because your have to memorize a lot of definitions and know how to spell and put accents on foreign words.
First thing you’ll do when you win: Call my parents and celebrate!
Past honors in the event: In 2005, our team was 2nd place at state.
Extracurricular activities/other UIL events: I am in a Section Leader in the band, a co-chair of a council in Student Council, and in National Honor Society.
College plans: I think I want to go UT in Austin, and then go to medical school.
Birthplace: London, England.
One thing your parents, a sibling or even a best friend might not know about you: My favorite TV show is Seinfeld.
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