Four students from the Riverbank Unified School District represented their campuses well during the 2017-2018 Junior High Spelling Championship hosted earlier this month.
Two honorees were from Cardozo Middle School and two from Riverbank Language Academy. All were Silver Medal recipients. They included seventh grader Allysa Baker and eighth grader William Gonzalez, both from Cardozo, along with seventh grader Jordan Velasco and eighth grader Bianca Escutia, both from Riverbank Language Academy.
Retired educator Harry Bakker served as the Spelling Master and 23 volunteers served as proctors.
The Riverbank students were among 40 students competing from 23 schools in the event. Competition was hosted Tuesday, Nov. 14 at the Martin G. Petersen Event Center in Modesto.