4th Annual Spelling Bee

Our Civically’s 4th Annual Adult Spelling Bee! was truly one for the books! The event took place on Thursday, March 23 at Pittsburgh’s hotspot, St. Clair Social.

Special thanks to our fabulous emcee, Natalie Bencivenga and our fabulous judges:
– Tom Baker, Executive Director at North Hills Community Outreach
– Chris Carter, PG Athletics Reporter
– Lydia Morin, Executive Director, CONNECT
– Leigh Solomon Pugliano, President & CEO, Equity Impact Center

Congratulations to the first place winner RJ Susko with the winning word of deliquescent!

Congrats are also in order to our 2nd and 3rd place winners – Ian Petrulli & Joseph Howard respectively.
Thank you to our contestants, viewers, judges, emcee, and sponsors for making this such a funtastic event! This year we had the highest number of contestants – a whopping 18! Who will take the
grand prize next year? Don’t miss our 5th Annual!

See more photos from this spectacular evening below:

Photo credit: Picture It Wright

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