Portland, January 31st, 2013. Zia McCabe, a Musician from the Portland band The Dandy Warhols, won the OnPoint Community Credit Union Celebrity Spelling Bee. The event drew 373 people and raised $250,000 to support the mission and programs of Schoolhouse Supplies.  G-N-A-T-H-O-N-I-C  was the winning word; it means, deceitfully flattering, sycophantic. (Photo credit, Joni Photo)

Zia McCabe and Pencil Pete

Zia McCabe and Pencil Pete (Photo credit, Joni Photo)

The Onpoint Community Credit Union Spelling Bee, presented by Comcast  was held at the Portland Art Museum and offered a chance for supporters to celebrate Schoolhouse Supplies’ growth and success over the last twelve years. 


Spelling Bee Stage

2013 Spelling Bee Stage


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Mary McDonald-Lewis Voice of OnStar Byron   Beck Celebrity Journalist Timber   Joey Portland Timbers Tyler Hughs Writer/Actor Comedian
Reggie Aqui Anchor & Reporter KGW NewsChannel 8 Candace Bouchard Soloist, Oregon Ballet Theatre Founder of Uprising Kyra Bussanich Chef/Owner Crave Bake Shop Winner of Cupcake Wars Dave Dahl President & Co-Founder Dave’s Killer Bread
John Erickson Morning Host K103 FM Charlie Hales Mayor Portland, OR Pat Janowski Actress   2012 Bee Winner Zia McCabe Musician The Dandy Warhols
Chris McGowan President & CEO Portland Trail Blazers Jeffery Morgenthaler Bar ManagerClyde Common

Peter Zuckerman Author/Journalist