Speller No. 30, Rahul R. Malayappan
Sponsor:
Hearst Connecticut Media Group, Danbury, Connecticut

Grade:
Seventh Grade

Age:
15

School:
Broadview Middle School, Danbury, Connecticut

Profile:

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.