Speller No. 30, Rahul R. Malayappan
Hearst Connecticut Media Group, Danbury, Connecticut
Broadview Middle School, Danbury, Connecticut
Rahul loves to write. He has earned several writing awards and will soon become a published author. He speaks English, Tamil, some Hindi, and is learning to speak French. Rahul is a violinist who began playing when he was three years old. He likes to read, play chess and baseball and is a Mathcounts participant. His favorite school subject is science and he wants to become a neurosurgeon. Rahul participated in the 2008, 2009 and 2010 Scripps National Spelling Bees, tying for 33rd place in 2010.