It seemed never-ending. After a long battle with 19 intriguing rounds it came to an end. On 21 April 2014 when fifteen spellers from the Department of English contested in the 4th Spelling Bee Competition of the second semester of this academic year. Honorable Dean of the Faculty of Languages and Translation, Dr. Abdullah Melhi graced the occasion as chief guest. Among others Vice Dean of Quality Dr. Abdulkhaleq Al-Qahtani, faculty members and students from different colleges were present to witness young spellers zeal for spelling.
Khalid Amer Al Sheheri of level 2 won the Spelling Bee battle on Tuesday. His winning word was 'Assistance'.
Mohsin Mamduh, finished second. Saad Mohammad, from level 2, finished third.
Veteran professor Dr. Golam Faruk, organizer of this competition said, "We are hopeful to take this competition to the national level. For this we have to work together to face hurdles of any sort.” He thanked the writing course teachers Mr. Mathew Paul, Mr. Weather Ford, Dr. Nurul Islam, Dr. Nisar, Mr. Fuad and Mr. Adil for their constant support in preparing the young spellers from different levels.
Dr. Micheal, Matthew Paul, Mr. Adil and Mr. Ford from the Faculty of Languages and Translation were the judges of this spelling competition. Mr. Ford and Dr. Michael were the official pronouncers for American and British pronunciation respectively.
Winner of this competition and the two runner ups along with the all the contestants were rewarded for their active participation in this Spelling Bee Competition.
Source: Dr. Mohammed Alward