GSN's Latest Cause Has a Way With Words

Moss, Linda
October 2006
Multichannel News;10/2/2006, Vol. 27 Issue 39, p17
The article reports that the government satellite network (GSN) is launching the first nationwide vocabulary competition as part of its cause-marketing initiative in the U.S. The National Vocabulary Championship will test high school students in language arts and word knowledge through fun and game play. Several cable television network companies have committed to host regional events for the students. The winner will receive a cash prize and a college educational plan.


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