The 6th Annual Adult Spelling Bee in support of Literacy Junction took place on May 8 ... starting at 7:30! Who, I ask you, is at the top of their game at that time of day?
Lisa Vander Velde, our news photographer, took a slew of pics which I rifled through for your enlightenment.
|Team Captain Katherine Mortimer. Personality extraordinaire.|
|Many teams opt for theme costumes. Of course, yellow and black feature ...|
"bee" theme people. Come on, keep up.
|Everyone in the competition coveted these beanies (overtly or covertly, but all.)|
However, best team name ever: "The Vowel Movements."
Kristin wrote a great editorial for Friday's paper, and I include it to show some of the challenging words we were given. Yes, challenging. At that time of the morning and under time pressure, you'd be scrambling, too.
Just for the record, I spelled reconnaissance correctly but was over-ruled by O Captain, My Captain.