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Broadview Eighth Grader Tops Spelling Bee

Rahul Malayappan of Danbury won the spelling bee for the fifth consecutive year.

We knew Rahul Malayappan of excelled at math, because he was , and now we know he excels at spelling, too.

The Danbury News-Times reported that for the fifth year in a row, the Broadview eighth-grader won the Hearst Media Services Regional Spelling Bee at Western Connecticut State University.

As he winner, Rahul will compete in May in the Scripps National Spelling Bee in Washington DC.

bordwithbs March 26, 2012 at 11:58 AM
What an honor! Here's an fine example why Danbury schools are great! And congratulations to Rahul's family for their neverending support and encouragement! Perhaps there's a formula that needs to be replicated throughout Danbury that parents can follow so their children will succeed in life, whether it's spelling, math or just being good citizens! We will all be looking forward to your trip to Washington, Rahul, with our best wishes for your success!

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