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Buzzing about the big win

Tamara Vukusic (left), Tiffany Hornbeck, Fiona Clare, Karen Niedbala and Rachael Jones of the Better Half Book Club team won the championship at the 10th annual Adult Team Spelling Challenge on Monday, Sept. 13, at the Delta by Marriott.
spelling bee champions 2021

Tamara Vukusic (left), Tiffany Hornbeck, Fiona Clare, Karen Niedbala and Rachael Jones of the Better Half Book Club team won the championship at the 10th annual Adult Team Spelling Challenge on Monday, Sept. 13, at the Delta by Marriott.

The event raised $10,000 in support of the Raise a Reader campaign for local literacy initiatives, with 10 participating teams challenged to spell words such as irascible, arrhythmia, daiquiri and Secwépemc.