Students receive prizes at spelling bee competition

|     Fizah HAB     |

FUN Block Edutainment Sdn Bhd (Fun Block) organised its second Spelling Bee competition at Fun Block Hua Ho Manggis Mall recently as a way to generate interest in spelling and motivate students to succeed.

Ismail bin Haji Tia @ Haji Jair, Acting Special Duties Officer (Corporate) presented prizes to the winners as the guest of honour.

Also in attendance was Hajah Noridah binti Abdullah, Acting Senior Special Duties Officer and Head of the Private Education Section, Ministry of Education.

Chai Qi Hung, Year 4 from St Andrew’s School emerged as champion after beating 70 other finalists and 30 minutes of a sudden death match between the top three finalists.

Chai received a cash prize, the championship trophy, certificate of participation and a voucher from Fun Block, and a gift from Nolly Books.

Coming in second and third places were fellow schoolmates, Chiew Yu, Year 3, and Ting Kah Low, Year 3.

The competition aimed to encourage young children to develop their spelling skills, vocabulary and their public speaking skills to showcase their proficiency in the English Language.

Group photo of the winners. – FIZAH HAB