Whitfield Education Foundation's Celebrity Spelling Bee Is Tuesday

Monday, November 11, 2013

The Whitfield Education Foundation's inaugural Celebrity Spelling Bee is this Tuesday at Crosspointe Christian Centre with dinner being served between 6 and 7 p.m., followed by the spelling bee at 7:30 p.m.  It will be emceed by WRCB Newschannel 3 News Co-Anchor David Carroll.

The $25 tickets include dinner and a chance to watch community celebrities compete for top speller.

Proceeds help fund the Foundation's Innovative Teaching Grants in Whitfield County Schools. The celibrity spellers are:

  • David Aft -- President of the Community Foundation of Northwest Georgia
  • Brian Anderson -- President of the Greater Dalton Chamber of Commerce
  • Dan Combs -- State Farm Insurance Agent
  • Sara Davis -- Retired Whitfield County Teacher
  • Tom Dickson -- State Representative
  • Louis Fordham -- Whitfield County Board of Education Chair
  • Tony Ingle Dalton State College Basketball Coach
  • Jamie Jones -- Dalton Daily Citizen Editor
  • Greg Kinnamon -- Attorney
  • Lynn Laughter -- Whitfield County Commissioner
  • Lori McDaniel -- Dalton Utilities Vice President of Marketing and Public Relations
  • Cherri Robertson -- Alfa Insurance Agent
  • Ty Ross -- Dalton City Manager
  • Naomi Swanson -- Dalton Tea Party Organizer
  • Joe Yarbrough -- Senior Vice President of Advanced Manufacturing of Mohawk Industries

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