17th Annual Trivia Bee Fundraiser 2014
Are you aware that an estimated eleven million adults in the U.S. are illiterate in English?
Since 1998, The Literacy Connection has hosted an annual trivia bee competition to raise funds to further its mission to help adults and families reach their literacy goals.
Congratulations to the 2014 Trivia Bee and Grand Prize Raffle Winners
Trivia Bee Winners
Judson University - 1st Place
"High Hopes" – 2nd Place
Team ECCFA – 3rd Place
Grand Prize Raffle
Cathy Aron – Apple iPad Air
Scott Caspar - Bruno Mars
Deb Krakar - $100 Southwest Airlines Gift Certificate
Following a sudden death tie-breaker round, first place honors went to the Judson University team, who returned to first place for the seventh time following a five-year hiatus. The team members included Dr. Robert Erickson, Lynn Hammerlund, Dave Judy, and Rebecca Frank. Second place honors went to the "High Hopes" team comprised of Linda Highley, Chris Mueller, Elizabeth Carrel, and Emily Giesy. "Team ECCFA" took team took third place with Elgin Community College Faculty Association members John Mravik, Jessica Wedemeyer, Marc Healy, and Scott Vaszily. First through third place team members received individual trophies and gift cards.
Thank you to the many local businesses, organizations, and individuals who supported this event.