Jan. 13, 2012
-- On January 28, one hundred top spellers will take the stage at Hombegowda High School Auditorium in Wilson Garden, Bangalore. What makes this program unique is that all of the contestants are from low-income, Kannada medium government schools. The spelling bee is the brainchild of Dr. T.V. Ramakrishna, Founder and President of Sahasra Deepika International for Education, an NGO that has supported the education and care of needy and orphaned children in Bangalore since 1998. Dr. Ramakrishna recognized the importance of encouraging as many children in the community as possible to succeed. He envisioned the spelling bee as a way to help children improve their English skills while also gaining confidence and recognition for their efforts. The January 28th event is the culmination of months of work by the children, their teachers, and Sahasra Deepika staff. Twelve high schools from the Bangalore metro area have participated in the program this year. At the final competition, students will compete for prizes and the chance to take the coveted trophy back to their school. Please join us and show your support for these truly amazing kids! The Spelling Bee Contest is from 9:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. on Saturday, January 28. For further information, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or visit our website, http://sdie.org
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Sahasra Deepika International for Education is a registered nonprofit dedicated to providing needy children the opportunity to succeed through education.