Below you may view some snapshots from the Adelante Spelling Bee.  A summary of the event can be found below:

On Wednesday, September 26 the Adelante Semi-Annual Spelling Bee was held at AAMA Adelante. Over 50 participants in the beginning, 36 in the Intermediate and 29 in the Advanced category represented their classrooms to win the right to represent Adelante in the Greater Houston Adult Spelling Bee competition to be held at AAMA on November 14 at 6:30 p.m.

Winners of the Adelante competition were as follows:

Beginners category

1st Place - Irazema Carreon
2nd Place - Blanca Reyes

Intermediate Category

1st Place - Nohemi Turrubiates
2nd Place - Georgina Castro

Advanced Category

1st Place - Tameka Griffin
2nd Place - Margarita Villanueva

During the city competition, they will compete against participants from:

  1. Houston Community College
  2. Houston Read Commission
  3. Community Family Centers
  4. Research and Development Institute
  5. Chinese Community Center
  6. Meadowbrook Learning Center
  7. Houston International University
  8. Gulf Coast Community Services Association
  9. Avance 

In presence to award trophies were Interim CEO Ken Stallman, board member Cris Garza and Great Center Director Tina Washco along with staff volunteers and participant families.