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Top Spellers at County Spelling Championship


Top Spellers Headed for County Spelling Championship

Top spellers from area schools will compete in the Stanislaus County Elementary Spelling Championship in November. The Elementary Spelling Championship, for children in grades 4-6, is slated for Nov. 3, 2016 at Enochs High School, 3201 Sylvan Avenue, Modesto. Sponsored by the Stanislaus County Office of Education, the event is open to the public and begins promptly at 5:30 p.m.

Schools or districts participating in this year’s Elementary Spelling Championship include: Chatom, Denair, Empire, Great Valley Academy, Hart-Ransom, Hickman, Hughson, Keyes, Modesto City, Newman-Crows Landing, Oakdale, Our Lady of Fatima, Paradise, Patterson, Riverbank, Sacred Heart, Stanislaus Union, St. Stanislaus, Sylvan Union, Turlock, University Charter, and Waterford.

The top two spellers in the Elementary Spelling Championship will represent Stanislaus County at the state competition in Stockton on May 13, 2017. The third place speller will serve as an alternate.

Contacts:
Cheryl Goulart, Program Coordinator, 238-1710
Cynthia Fenech, Communications Coordinator, 238-1704
Judy Leitz, Communications Coordinator, 238-1709

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Chris Murphy is the President and CEO of Sierra Pacific Warehouse Group and Publisher and Founder of ModestoView Inc. Chris worked globally in the cycling industry returning to Modesto in 1996. He is also the founder of the Modesto Historic Graffiti Cruise Route, Legends of the Cruise Walk of Fame, Modesto Rockin’ Holiday, the Modesto Music History Organization and co-founder of the Modesto Area Music Association. Chris is married to his artist wife Rebecca since 1985 and has two daughters Madison and Abigail, both graduating from Modesto High and UC Berkeley. He is lead singer and guitarist for his band, Third Party that donates their performances to non-profits.