Student of Misfortune
Carmel native Julian Batts earned a dubious 15 minutes of fame in the spring by mispronouncing “Achilles” on Wheel of Fortune—after landing on the $1 million spot. But he recovered nicely, winning $11,700 and making the national-media rounds with a good attitude. This month, he returns to college with his perspective intact and a cushy […]
A College Week game-show flameout cost the student $1 million and created an overnight Internet sensation.
Watch the clip to find out why Julian Batts—an honor student and a Carmel High alum—is being called The Worst Wheel of Fortune Contestant Ever.