It’s not whether you win or lose, it’s how you play the game. The game in this case was the 25th Annual Great Grown-Up Spelling Bee sponsored by the Literacy Coalition of Palm Beach County. Each year, local businesses and institutions send teams to compete and raise money for the vital cause of ensuring that every child and adult in Palm Beach County can read. At last evening’s event, Palm Beach State College’s team may not have won, … Continue reading How do you spell “worthwhile”?
The best and brightest local spellers, including Palm Beach State College staff and faculty members Dr. Becky Mercer, Allen Webber and Cheryl Zimmerman, joined 19 other teams of three last night at the Harriet Himmel Theater in West Palm Beach to vie for the first place title in the annual Great Grown Up Spelling Bee.
The event, sponsored by Legal You and emceed by Jon Shainman of WPTV Newschannel 5, challenged participants mentally but allowed them to also have some fun while supporting The Literacy Coalition of Palm Beach County. … Continue reading PBSC team shows spelling chops at local contest