60 finalists of The Spelling Bee 2021 edition battle for supremacy, the ultimate prize of 10,000 GHS and the boastful rights as the best speller in Ghana.
The grand finale will take place behind closed doors today, February 6, 2021. Only spell checkers, parents and legal guardians are present and adhere to strict COVID-19 prevention measures.
It will only live on Citi TV from 1 p.m.
It will also be aired on Citi TV’s Channel 363 on DStv and Channel 182 on GOtv.
The Spelling Bee, a national spelling competition that began 14 years ago, has had a significant impact on the education of Ghanaian children in elementary schools across the country.
For over a decade, champions from The Spelling Bee have been the only ones on the African continent to have been honored to take part in the internationally recognized competition.
Scripps National Spelling Bee.
At the 2020 finals, 11-year-old Nadia Chelpang Mashoud from the capital of the north region, Tamale, was named champion.
She was billed to represent Ghana at The Scripps National Spelling Bee in the US, but the competition was canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic that wreaked havoc around the world.
In a press release, the organizers of the competition in Ghana, the Young Education Foundation (YEF), expressed their sincere appreciation to all those who made this year’s event a success and wished all the best to all finalists.
“The national final of the Spelling Bee 2021 is a celebration for everyone who supports us on our way to make experience building an integral part of the Ghanaian education system.”
The Spelling Bee is presented by Indomie and supported by DSTV, US Embassy, Accra. Citi TV, Citi FM, Rufus Green Parks, Goil, Ashesi University, Kenya Airways, Frankies, the Otumfuo Osei Tutu II Charity Foundation, and Links Inc.