The 30 team fleet of schools for the 30th annual Indiana Academic Senior Spell Bowl state finals is set. Regional competition for Mishawaka area high schools took place this past Monday night, November 3 at John Glenn High School.
Penn’s Kingsmen qualified with the state’s top score of 89 out of a possible 90.
Other teams from the area headed to Purdue University-West Lafayette on Saturday, November 15, include Goshen, New Prairie and John Glenn.
Here are the final scores for the John Glenn Regional:
1.)  Penn                                                     89
2.)  New Prairie                                        82
3.)  John Glenn                                        81
4.)  Indiana Connections Academy    47
5.)  Plymouth                                            44
6.)  Bremen                                                42
7.)  Mishawaka                                        39
Perfect spellers for Penn were:  Michelle Tapp, Athreya Sundaram, Muqsit Buchh, Kanika Arora, Presto George, Max Kirsch, Faihaan Arif, Chris Yun and Disha Waghray.

Congratulations and good luck at state finals!

By Kevin McNulty

Kevin McNulty teaches English and Mass Media Studies at Penn High School. He advises the Penn News Network and manages the PNN Studio and news room. For more information, navigate your browser to