2019 Spelling Bee: Meet the Spellers

19th Annual Celebrity Spelling Bee A Huge Success! - Thank You! A huge thank you to the hundreds of guests who helped Schoolhouse Supplies raise $170,000 at the 19th Annual Schoolhouse Supplies Celebrity Spelling Bee presented by Fred Meyer.  It was a beautiful and very funny evening at Revolution... Read more »
Meet the Judges: Larry Colton, Maria Ponzi, and Ken Richardson - Not only are we mixing up our Spelling Bee format this year, but we will have three amazing judges, instead of two.  Gracing our stage for our 19th annual Spelling Bee – a Pulitzer Prize Nominated Author, a member of... Read more »
Team KinderCare Education: Jen Bae - Representing Team KinderCare Education, we welcome Jen Bae to the spelling stage, alongside spelling teammate “Crazy Aunt Lindsey” Murphy. Jen is the Vice President of Marketing for KinderCare Education, where she leads marketing strategies and programs for KinderCare’s more than... Read more »
Team iHeartMedia: Radio Stars Stacey Lynn and Cort Webber - We already knew that the Celebrity Spelling Bee presented by Fred Meyer was going to be a fun night, but now the bar is raised. Spelling on the stage for Team iHeartMedia are two personalities well-known to legions of fans... Read more »
Team Schoolhouse Supplies: Gregory Harrison and Emma Langenhuysen - Representing Team Schoolhouse Supplies on the stage of the Celebrity Spelling Bee presented by Fred Meyer will be screen actor Gregory Harrison and daughter and local entrepreneur Emma Langenhuysen. We are thrilled that Gregory agreed to return to Oregon to... Read more »
Team KinderCare Education: Crazy Aunt Lindsey - As half of Team KinderCare Education, Lindsey Murphy brings “science smarts to the spelling stage.” Lindsey is the creator, Executive Producer, and host of The Fab Lab With Crazy Aunt Lindsey, the award-winning kids science web series on YouTube that... Read more »
Team OnPoint: Emma Mcilroy, Entrepreneur of the Year joins Educator of the Year - Emma Mcilroy is a queer-feminist-Irish-immigrant-female-CEO. As founder and CEO of Wildfang, she’s been smashing the patriarchy and gender norms in fashion and beyond since 2013. Much longer if you count dressing as Captain Hook for Career Day in 2nd Grade.... Read more »
Team OnPoint Community Credit Union’s Teacher of the Year - Lucas Houck, Teacher, Corbett Middle School – 2018 Winner of the OnPoint Prize for Excellence in Education – OnPoint Community Credit Union K-8 Educator of the Year In his own words: “The thing that drew me to education, and will keep me teaching... Read more »
Team Fred Meyer: Celebrity Chefs Chris Cosentino and Rick Gencarelli - When the spellers take the stage at the Schoolhouse Supplies 2019 Celebrity Spelling Bee presented by Fred Meyer, will Chris Cosentino and Rick Gencarelli cook up a championship team?  Representing Team Fred Meyer, these celebrity chefs will definitely heat up... Read more »
Mistress of Ceremonies Poison Waters - Meet the Mistress of Ceremonies for the 2019 Celebrity Spelling Bee presented by Fred Meyer. February 20, 2019 at Revolution Hall. Poison Waters is not just a personality. Poison is an experience!! Whether dressed as Poison Waters or her alter... Read more »