First Literacy Spelling Bee Raises Over $250,000 To Support Adult Literacy In Massachusetts
On April 9th the First Literacy Spelling Bee was featured in The Boston Globe. While this was the 32nd year we hosted the Spelling Bee, this was the first time the event included both recorded and live components. A total of 81 spellers participated in the Bee, over $250,000 was raised, and close to 100 people tuned in to watch the event and play along with the First Literacy Spelling Bee App.
April 9, 2022 – The 32nd annual First Literacy Spelling Bee drew 27 teams this year, comprised of three players each, and raised more than $250,000 to support adult literacy in Massachusetts. The teams competed on Thursday to spell out such tricky words as tuyere, saurischian, and phytohemagglutinin, according to a news release from First Literacy, a Boston-based nonprofit. A team from Eaton Vance, a Boston-based investment management company, was crowned the 2022 Spelling Bee Champion …
Read the full article written by Globe Correspondent Breanne Kovatch.