Jack and Jill Montgomery County Maryland Chapter Spelling Bee – February 23, 2019

The Montgomery County Maryland Chapter of Jack & Jill of America, Inc. is pleased to announce that registration for the 10th Annual JJMCMC Spelling Bee and Benjamin E. Mays Oratorical Competition is now open. 

The competition will take place on Saturday, February 23, 10:00 am–5:00 p.m., Montgomery College, Rockville Campus, 51 Mannakee St, Rockville, MD 20850.

Preliminary spelling bee rounds will be held in a closed classroom. As a result, parents are not allowed in the room with students during preliminary rounds. There are no exceptions.  The five spelling bee finalists per grade will continue to compete in the arena that is open to parents, family, and friends.  Registration starts at 9:30 am.The event begins at 10 am.

For the Benjamin E. Mays Oratorical Competition:

The competition will be offered in two divisions:

Division I, for students in middle school, grades 6 to 8.
Division II, for students in high school, grades 9 to 12.
The judges’ decisions are final.
Middle school students will compete against middle school students, and high school students will compete against high schools students.
Speeches are to be researched, written, and developed by the contestants. However, parents are allowed to assist with grammar and spelling. Students may be coached and/or advised in final preparation for the competition.

Awards for Division I (Middle School):

Certificate of Participation to all students

First Place: $100 award

Second Place: $50 award

Third Place: $25 award

Awards for Division II (High School):

Certificate of Participation to all students

First Place: $200 award

Second Place: $100 award

Third Place: $50 award

 

Regards,

Chandra Walker Holloway, Esquire 

JJMCMC Spelling Bee and Oratorical Competition Event Chair

 

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