Meet the hero of our story, young Akeelah, who has a gift for words and hopes to make it to the National Spelling Bee. With the help of her community, she might just have what it takes to make her dream come true. This Inspirational drama for elementary students and adults celebrates community and tenacity.
Doug Atchison, original screenwriter and Cheryl L. West, playwright
This activity is made possible in part by a grant from the Central MN Arts Board with funds appropriated by the Minnesota State Legislature from its general fund.”