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Snippets of our 3rd Annual
Spelling Bee Competition! 

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SPECIAL THANKS to our sponsors!

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Ocean Lewis

Kindergarten to 2nd Grade

1st Place

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Zara Hughes

Kindergarten to 2nd Grade

1st Place

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Cruz Perkins

Kindergarten to 2nd Grade

2nd Place

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Josiah Dyson

3rd to 5th Grade

1st Place

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Caleb Green

3rd to 5th Grade

2nd Place

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Quawi Williams

3rd to 5th Grade

3rd Place

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Jael Green

6th to 8th Grade

1st Place

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Kyle Thompson

6th to 8th Grade

2nd Place

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Click the links below to see photos of previous Spelling Bee Competitions.

Contact us for sponsorship opportunities!

Sponsorship Levels

$1000

  • Spelling Bee T-shirt

  • Business Information slide at the event and in the program booklet

  • Logo on screen, website, and program

  • 2 minutes to speak at the event

$500

  • Spelling Bee T-shirt

  • Business Information slide at the event and in the program booklet

  • Logo on screen, website, and program

$250

  • Business Information on the program booklet

  • Logo on screen, website, and program

$100

  • Logo on screen, website and program

  • 1. Which grade levels can participate in the spelling bee?
    The spelling bee is for students in Kindergarten to 8th grade. There will be a maximum of 20 participants for each competing group. Students are broken up into two competing groups: Kindergarten to 4th grade (20 participants) and 5th to 8th grade (20 participants).
  • 2. Is there a registration fee?
    There is a $10 registration fee to participate in the spelling bee.
  • 3. Are there prizes for all participants?
    Yes, all participants will get an engraved medal, book, snack bag and certificate. The top three winners for each group will earn the additional prize funds: 1st place: $100 2nd place: $50 3rd place: $25
  • 4. What resources will participants receive to prepare?
    All participants will receive their word list with directions. Also, we will host study sessions during the month of April for additional practice.

Contact Information

Shenea Austin

Email: shenea@burstintobooks.org

or Call: (312) 970-9551

Donate NOW to our Spelling Bee!

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