The Douglas MacArthur Spell Bowl team placed first place at the Perry Township Spell Bowl Competition held on Thursday, November 6 at Perry Meridian High School. The Generals spelled 44 of 50 words correctly in ten rounds of competition. Abraham Lincoln Elementary came in second place and Homecroft Elementary came in third place after a tiebreaker between those two schools both spelling 42 words correctly.
The team will next compete on Thursday, November 20 at the state competition at Southport High School which will feature more than 30 teams from all over central Indiana.
Congratulations to the students, coaches, and proctors!