10th Annual Great Grown-Up Spelling Bee
Thursday, September 12, 2019 | 6:30pm

Presented by: CenterPoint Energy and Houston Federal Credit Union

CO-CHAIRS - Taylor Connor and Fallon Moody
Quail Valley City Centre | 2880 LaQuinta Drive, Missouri City

2019 Great Grown-Up Spelling Bee Winners, Lofty Leaders. (l-r) Palak Jalan, Chris Elam, and Darla Fanta

2019 Great Grown-Up Spelling Bee Winners, Lofty Leaders. (l-r) Palak Jalan, Chris Elam, and Darla Fanta

Spelling Bee Sponsors and Underwriters


C&M Favre Foundation
CenterPoint Energy
Costello , Inc.
Exchange Club of Fort Bend
Fort Bend Herald
Fort Bend Independent School District
Frost Bank
Varun Gupta
Houston Federal Credit Union
Houston Methodist Sugar Land Hospital
Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospital
Roberta K. Randall Charitable Fund
Roberts Markel Weinberg Butler Hailey PC
Fallon and Yves Sivuilu
WJ Interests, LLC and Wessendorf Insurance

2019 Underwriters

Tax Tech - Party with a Purpose Underwriter
Allen Boone Humphries Robinson - Milk & Honey Underwriter
Carpenter & Carpenter - Killer Bee Underwriter
Dispatch Health - Hive Dive Underwriter
EE Reed Construction, L.P. - Pencil Underwriter
Liquid Frameworks - Pen Underwriter
Judge David and Shayne Newell - Notepad Underwriter
Richmond Police Department - Honey Comb Underwriter
RVOS Farm Mutual Insurance - Program Underwriter
Jim McClellan - Honeycomb Underwriter

Interested in competing in 2020?  
Please contact Events Coordinator, Alex Sanchez

Seventeen teams competed to win a spot in the coveted Honey Hall of Fame
and a bobble head bee trophy– all in honor of the Literacy Council of
Fort Bend County and in celebration of National Literacy Awareness Month. 
Lofty Leaders, from the FB Leadership Forum Class of 2019,were the winners of the 2019 Great Grown-Up Spelling Bee.


Adrienne Barker and Brian Dodson
Angela Parker
*Giving Society Member
Bob and Jane O’Dell
C. Michael Black, Attorney
C & M Favre Foundation
Cathy Stubbs
* Giving Society Member
Chris and Kathy Keene
Giving Society Member
Colleen Migl
Dr. Eliz Markowitz for State Representative - House District 28
Fort Bend History Association
Gregory and Alice Janak
Hello Beautiful Blow Dry & Make Up Bar
HR in Alignment
Jack Booker
*Giving Society Member
Kavita and Sean Self
Mary Walker and Jim Rice
*Giving Society Member
PCT 1 FB Commissioner Vincent Morales
Shannon and Mike Bloesch
State Rep. Rick Miller

2019 A-Bee-C

A - Roberta K. Randall Charitable Foundation
A - Liz and Bob Furman
A- Full Dimension IT Solutions, Your friendly IT Department
B - Boys and Girls Club of Greater Houston
B - In Memory of Sonal Bhuchar
B - Chris and Lillie Breaux
B - Krisit Bajjali & Team - Re/MAX Properties
C - Taylor and Craig Connor
C - Charlie
C - Chase, Chris, Connie
D - David Lanagan
D- Dee Koch  
D  - Amy and Kyle Davison
D - Priti Singh
E - Heather and Edgar Hernandez
E - Emily Rhodes
F - C & M Favre Foundation
F - Dustin and Stacey Fessler
G- Gloria Gatlin - GiGi
G - Glen Grimes
H - Bill and Michelle Hickl
H - Hewlett Packard Enterprise
H - Gena and Paul Horak
H - Lucy and Ron Hudson
I - I ♥ Social Work 
I - Dr. Suleman Lalani for State Representative – House District Texas 26
I - Suzanne Whatley
J - Gregory and Alice Janak
J - Jillian
J - Mary Jackson
K - Karla Arjona
K - Kristi Bajjali & Team - Re/MAX Fine Properties
L  - Bill and Nancy Lefler  
L- Lee Ivey, Jr.
L - Lowe Family
L- Lou Lou
M - Markisha Venzant- Sampson
M - Miller Grossbard Advisors
M - The Miles Family
N - Elaine Bowman
N - Raj Patel
O - Farah Ahmed - Attorney
O - Keri Curtis Schmidt
P - Patti
P - Tanya and Rick Pal
P - Whitley Penn
Q - Qiara Suggs
Q - Quynh-Anh McMahan
R - Rick
R - Monica and Dan Rayburn
R - Rosemary Jones
S - Sienna Plantation Animal Hospital
S - Sugar Mill Chiropractic
T - Teri Grimes
T - Brian and Susan Tave
U - Elaine Bowman
U - UBS Financial Services
V - Ashley Van Hoozer
V - Villa Di Maria Montessori School
W - Ann Kingrey
W - Whitley Penn
X - Bruce Raby
X - Xiao Yun Dong
Y - Yolanda Wright Celestine
Y - Bridget Yeung
Z - C & M Favre Foundation 
Z - Mindi and Bill Zemanek

2018 Spelling Bee Winners - Houston Methodist Stellar Spellers

2018 Spelling Bee Winners - Houston Methodist Stellar Spellers