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Geneva ABC Adult Spelling Bee Information
Special Thanks To:
Official Word Pronouncer: Kevin Lillie
Master of Ceremony: Richard Dana
Judges: Margaret Shymanski and Marianne Sezon
Technical Assistance: Anthony Markijohn and Bill Plecha

The Geneva Pep Band

Gift Basket Donors:
AutoZone, The Cash Family, Geneva Major True Value, Geneva High School

Sponsors:
Green Bay Packaging
Alpha Plumbing
Chromaflo
Fraternal Order of Eagles Lakeshore Aerie #2243
Individual Members of the Geneva School Board
Platt R Spencer Historical Society
Lakeview Credit Union
Ashta
Raymond Builders Supply
Tegam
Geneva Athletic Boosters
American Electric
Mane Streeks
Penn Ohio
Luisa's
Geneva Family Dental
Geneva Giant Eagle


Participating Teams:

The Board Bees
Amber Metzler
Marti Dixon
Sally Fisher
Dr. Terri Hrina-Treharn
Lea MacMichael

The Cursive Crew
Beth Stillwell
Cathie Schmidt
Tom Norman III
Roger Williams
Phil Schmidt

Dont Stop BEElieving
Douglas Wetherholt
Anthony Markijohn
Melissa Doherty
Mark Mollohan

Geneva Area Chamber
Lowell Beaudoin
Christopher Larick
Douglas Jessup
David Foote Jr.

NewBEES
Mia Chandler
Maddie Eschbaugh
Alexis Kelley
Chris Wainio

The Bumble Buzzers
Eric Davis
Sam Miller
Aaron (Ava) McCormack
Brianna Braat

Rubbr Dukeez
Grace Moon
Marissa Serafine
Denny Dixon
Gavin Juodenas

48ers
Mya Evangelista
Maggie Moon
Grace Dubsky
Katie Mirabell
Renee Tetlow

When: Saturday, April 23rd, 2022 at 7PM
Where: Geneva High School Auditorium
Why: To provide academic support to the students of Geneva
Join the star-studded cast for a night of fun, laughter, and some serious spelling. Watch as teams of various spelling ability battle to win the prestigious Stinger Trophy.

Master of Ceremonies:
Richard Dana

Official Word Pronouncer:
Kevin Lillie

Judges:
Marianne Sezon
Margaret Shymanski
Andy Tetlow

Adult Spelling Bee Event Logistics:
  • Team members will check in in the high school lobby/cafeteria area
  • Spellers should arrive no later than 6:15 pm and gather in the high school cafeteria with their teammates to receive critical instructions and logistics (where to sit, how to move on stage, spelling procedures, introduction to judges, MC and pronouncer)
  • We will also take team photos before the Bee
  • Bring an energetic cheering section for your team
  • Wear fun and inspiring costumes or hats that reflect the creative whim of spellers
  • Please communicate these details with your teammates
  • Each team member will get a notepad and pencil to use during the Bee
  • No cell phones or technology allowed
  • We will raffle 2 tickets to all home Geneva sporting events for the 2022/2023 season, an awesome picnic table, a cupcake bouquet and more
  • We will be utilizing words from the Scripps Spelling Bee word lists from the past decade

Click here for a copy of the Spelling Bee rules: Bee Rules:
For more information and the team registration form click on this link:
Team Registration Form

The Prestigious Stinger Trophy

The Prestigious Stinger Trophy

Geneva ABC
The Olympics have the Gold Medal ...
The Academy Awards have Oscar ...
And of course you've heard of the Stanley Cup ...

Now make room for the Stinger Trophy, the most important award in all of Adult Spelling Bee competitions. One lucky team will be able to claim it for themselves the night of April 23rd when the best (and the not so good) Adult Spelling Bee teams in the area gather together on one stage to vie for the Stinger!
The Olympics have the Gold Medal ...
The Academy Awards have Oscar ...
And of course you've heard of the Stanley Cup ...

Now make room for the Stinger Trophy, the most important award in all of Adult Spelling Bee competitions. One lucky team will be able to claim it for themselves the night of April 23rd when the best (and the not so good) Adult Spelling Bee teams in the area gather together on one stage to vie for the Stinger!

Join the star-studded cast for a night of fun, laughter, and some serious spelling. Watch as teams of various spelling ability battle to win the prestigious Stinger Trophy.

Master of Ceremonies:
Richard Dana

Official Word Pronouncer:
Kevin Lillie

For more information and the team registration form click on this link:
Team Registration Form