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Ministry of Education National High School Spelling Bee 2019

Ministry of Education, Youth, Culture Social & Library Service

 

DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

Providenciales, Turks & Caicos Islands

British West Indies

Telephone:  649-946-338-4804

 

 

Ministry of Education National High School Spelling Bee 2019

 

The Ministry of Education cordially invites the general public to the National High School Spelling Bee on Tuesday, 4th June commencing at 10:00am at the Gustarvus Lightbourne Sports Complex, Providenciales. 

 

The National High School Spelling Bee is an annual feature on the academic calendar which attracts participants from the public and private high schools throughout the country. The objectives of the Bee are to:

  • encourage students to explore and study words particularly its meaning, diacritical markings and origin;
  • help students to learn and spell words quickly and accurately;
  • help students to learn and use proper pronunciation and word usage; and
  • provide an environment to promote students’ self-esteem, character development and sportsmanship.

 

Participants are awarded trophies and prizes for their placement in the Bee. The competition was last held in 2017 when Zobreann Brown [BWIC] was the winner. This year eleven (11) high schools will be participating. They are as follows:

  • British West Indies Collegiate
  • H J Robinson High School
  • International School of the TCI
  • Long Bay High School
  • Marjorie Basden High School
  • Maranatha Academy
  • Provo Middle School
  • Precious Treasures International School
  • Raymond Gardiner High School
  • TCIPS Comprehensive High School

 

The Bee will be broadcast live on Radio Turks & Caicos. Sponsors for this year’s competition are:

Platinum Sponsor:

Lew 1 Shipping

 

Gold & Silver Sponsors:

Island Vibes Tours

Caicos Dream Tours

Hemingway’s Restaurant

Baci Restaurant

IGA Supermarket

 

For more information contact the Department of Education Tel # 649-338-4804.

 

ENDS

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