Reading Partners presents The 4th Annual Celebrity Spelling Bee

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Michael Young
Michael Young Photo courtesy of Texas Rangers

This year’s Celebrity Spelling Bee combines corporate support and community engagement with a splash of celebrity sizzle in support of Reading Partners’ proven literacy intervention program. The evening features prominent Dallas celebrities, corporate, and community leaders on stage for a night of competition and celebration.

The Honorary Chair will be Mayor Mike Rawlings, the emcee will be Kristi Nelson from NBC 5, and the judge will be David Chard, Dean of Education at SMU.

Celebrity Spellers include:

  • Michael Young, former Texas Rangers infielder
  • Marty Turco, former Dallas Stars goaltender
  • Seema Yasmin, CNN medical contributor
  • Chad Houser, Executive Director of Cafe Momentum
  • Terrrence Maiden, TCU college football hall of fame
  • Tim Maiden, TCU college football hall of fame

Event Details



Moody Performance Hall
2520 Flora St.
Dallas, TX 75201


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