WTNH anchors Ann Nyberg and Keith Kountz were the masters of ceremony.
Bringing the words to the stage ...
Claire Criscuolo, owner of Claire's Corner Copia, is a long-time supporter of New Haven Reads.
Last year's winners, "The Spelltaculars".
A Chicago Cubs fan.
The winning high school team, from Hopkins.
The "Librarians from Hell" won this year's competition.
The New Haven Reads fifth annual spelling bee was held at Evans Hall at Yale on the evening of Oct. 21. Forty-two teams of adults and high school students from the community participated, including several from Yale. The event is a fundraiser for for the nonprofit group that proivides tutoring to New Haven schoolchildren.