The New Centry Journalism Program and the Baker Donelson law firm are co-sponsoring this year’s annual Scripps Regional Spelling Bee at 9 a.m. March 2 in the Troutt Theatre. Middle school students from across Middle Tennessee will compete in this single-elimination competition. The winner gets an all-expense paid trip to Washington, D.C. to compete in the Scripps National Spelling Bee.
Journalism faculty Dorren Robinson and Sybril Bennett will join English instructor Sue Trout as judges. Public relations assistant professor Kevin Trowbridge is taking on the pronouncer duties.