Pranay Chowdary Malempati won the Delaware Spelling Bee contest will go on to the nationals to be held June 2-4, 2010 in Washington DC.
Eleven-year-old Pranay Malempati, an Indian-American kid going by his name, represents Middletown’s Alfred Waters Middle School.
The bespectacled youngster spelled ‘amenable’ correctly to win the state championship.
Pranay plays Little League baseball. His favorite sports figures include Peyton Manning, Donavan McNabb, DeSean Jackson and Brett Favre. Sports aside, Pranay’s role models are his mother and father because Pranay says they make good choices and always do the right things. If you went to his home you would notice that he and his family also are fluent in Telugu. Pranay enjoys camping almost every month. He has earned the rank of First Class Boy Scout, plays violin in his school orchestra and participates in Science Olympiad and Odyssey of the Mind activities. Pranay aspires to become a cardiovascular surgeon and an entrepreneur