Spelling Bee teams from Maple Leaf International School in Dhaka and Chittagong Ideal High School pose with golden tickets yesterday.
The activation rounds and online rounds of The Daily Star Spelling Bee are almost drawing to a close and top scorers will face off next month for the divisional rounds of the contest.
The contestants were selected on the basis of their aptitude for spelling from hundreds of schools visited till now.
From Maple Leaf International School Fariha Hashmi, Nafisa Tabassum and Tazkia Tazmi qualified for the divisional rounds yesterday.
Meanwhile, Umme Saima, Fardina Chowdhury Mahi, Ginan and Md Towha moved on to the next round from Chittagong Ideal High School which was also visited by the Champs21 team on the same day.
Those who have not made it to the divisional round through their schools can still participate by playing the online game. The finals of the competition will be held in June.
Details of the competition are available on www.champs21.com, the first e-learning portal of Bangladesh. Those who wish to participate in the event through the online rounds can visit the website and play the Spelling Bee Game.