American Language Center organised its first Spelling Bee Competition

December, 21 2015

On December 19 American Language Center organized the first Spelling Bee competition; open to all high-school students from Moldova.

38 participants from 22 schools from three municipalities came to American Councils to show their knowledge of English by passing through one written and two oral spelling rounds. The jury was a mixed team of representatives from diverse American Councils programs - Natalia Trofim (president of the jury, American Language Center instructor), Dina Ceri (American Language Center coordinator), Rodica Gavrilita (AUBG coordinator) and Chris Russo (NSLI-Y exchange student, USA). The event was moderated by Anna Gabur, director of education of American Language Center.

After the preliminaries and four semi-final rounds, seven students aged 15 to 18 competed for the main prize - a Kindle touch e-reader. Voica Costel-Tudor, an 11th-grade student from "Spiru Haret" theoretical lyceum, won the final round after he spelled the word pronunciation.

American Language Center, as part of the American Councils, strives to encourage and reward hard-working and talented students in the country. The 2015 the Spelling Bee was the first edition of what is intended to be a regular, yearly event in Moldova.

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