A “Celebrity Spelling Bee” fundraiser with contestants including Tucson Mayor Jonathan Rothschild will be held Friday evening to benefit the Tucson Unified School District.

Besides Rothschild, contestants will include Arizona Daily Star cartoonist David Fitzsimmons and Linda Arzoumanian, superintendent of schools in Pima County.

Money raised at the event will fund science and math grants for schools in TUSD, said Larry Sakin, founder of the sponsoring The Sakin Foundation.

Middle school students who have won spelling bees will be judging the contestants.

The contest will begin at 7:30 p.m. at the Temple of Music and Art, 330 S. Scott Ave. in Tucson. Admission is $10.