Fishers High School Spell Bowl Team wins conference meet
The Fishers High School Spell Bowl team dominated the Hoosier Crossroads Conference Spell Bowl meet October 1 at Brownsburg. FHS’s spellers finished first among the ten conference schools for their second consecutive conference title. The team scored on 67 of a possible 90 words. Conference runner-up Zionsville finished with 52 points. High scorers in the meet were Zeke Willey with a perfect score, Alex Smith, Raleigh Daniel, Zach Willey and Yaniv Shmukler. Coaches are John Drozd and Deborah Hejl, and the team’s proctor is Patrick McDaniel.
The team will go to Hamilton Heights for a state regional meet on October 15 and hopes to be one of the eight schools out of 80 Indiana schools to qualify for the state finals at Purdue University.