2012 Bee Officials
Friday, May 18th, 2012

 6:00pm-9:30pm 

The Katzen Arts Center at American University
 4400 Massachusetts Ave. NW Washington, DC 20016


Academy of Hope's 17th annual benefit, the 2012 Bee & Bubbly Bash, celebrates 27 years of providing adult basic education in a manner that changes lives and improves our community.




Cynné Simpson, Emcee

Academy of Hope is excited to have ABC7/WJLA-TV's Emmy Award winning anchor, Cynné Simpson, emcee our 17th annual Corporate Spelling Bee. Read her full bio here!




Bob Mondello, Pronouncer

Bob Mondello, Arts Critic, National Public Radio. Read his full bio here!





Rita M. Daniels, Judge

Rita M. Daniels, Executive Director, Literacy Volunteers and Advocates



Cordel Robbin-Coker, Judge

Cordel Robbin-Coker, Executive Group Associate, The Carlyle Group





John Segota, Judge 

John Segota, CAE | Associate Executive Director for Public Policy & Professional Relations, TESOL 




Denise Dory, Bee-ngo Judge 

Denise Dory, Director of Board Affairs, NISH