Snow George, an SS3 student of Starville School, Abuja received a scholarship grant worth 2 million Naira, a laptop and smartphone among other gifts after emerging the Spelling Champion of the year in the keenly contested MTN mPulse Spelling Bee Competition.
At the grand finale, which took place virtually on Saturday, December 12, 2020, the 15-year old beat Ansel Ifelaja of MasterHill College, Lagos, with the correct spelling of the word “Doraphobia.”
“I am thankful to God, my teachers and parents for coaching me through this building process. It was challenging as I had to learn new words daily. I am truly grateful to MTN for providing me with the platform to showcase something I enjoy,” Snow George said.
The mPulse Spelling Bee Competition is one the initiatives by MTN mPulse, for young students aged 9-15 years to enhance their learning capacity and personal development through friendly competition.