Top spellers from area schools competed in the Stanislaus County Elementary Spelling Championship on November 30 and December 1, 2021.  Sponsored by the Stanislaus County Office of Education, the Elementary Spelling Championship for children in grades 4-6 took place virtually on November 30, 2021.  The top spellers advanced to the Competition Round held the following night at the Martin G. Petersen Event Center in Modesto.  Chris Dempsey, La Loma Junior High School educator, served as the Spelling Master and volunteers from each school site served as proctors.