Isaiah Samuels, a 7th grader of Northeast Christian Academy, is the 2016 1st place winner of the African American National Spelling Bee Championships, Inc. ("AANSBC").
Jacqueline Terrell is Executive Director of AANSBC a 501(c)(3) organization founded in 2010 by Houston businessman Robert Garner.
In this episode we discuss:
- Isaiah's preparation leading up to the event.
- Best practices for competition.
- The development of AANSBC.
The mission of the organization is to train students in grades 6-8 in decoding and spelling techniques to enable them to expand their literacy skills and knowledge, improve language development and increase reading and writing levels. To learn more about The Bee, visit their website at www.bee-aboutit.org