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Penn Spell Bowl Team qualifies for state

Penn Spell Bowl Team.

The Penn High School Spell Bowl Team qualified for the Spell Bowl State Championships.


The 38th Annual Indiana Academic Spell Bowl State Finals will be on Saturday, Nov. 12,  in the Loeb Playhouse on the Purdue University West Lafayette Campus. The event is sponsored by the Indiana Association of School Principals.


Penn is coached by Angela Yarrell. The Spell Bowl Program owns 17 State Championships.


Penn qualified by competing at a regional competition at Goshen.


Penn Perfect scorers (9 out of 9 words): Sreeja Bhattacharjee, Ishita Masetty, Ashley Oh, Felix Zhang.


Near perfect scorers (8 out of 9 words): Sarah Ahmed, Riley Springman, Samantha Tipton.


Participants: Sarah Ahmed, Tasneem Ahmed, Areej Arif, Sreeja Bhattacharjee, Ishita Masetty, Ashley Oh, Riley Springman, Robin Sullivan, Samantha Tipton, Felix Zhang.