Photo: Super spellers

The Newman-Crows Landing Unified School District Board of Trustees recently recognized four elementary students who were top finishers in the district spelling bee and will advance to the county finals in November. They included, front from left, Diego Torres (Von Renner), Carmen Funez (Von Renner), Kristoffe Samson (Bonita) and Genesis Nunez (Hunt). They are pictured with, back from left, Rachel Henley, learning director at Hurd Barrington Elementary, Superintendent Randy Fillpot, board members RoseLee Hurst, Janice Conforti and Paul Wallace, student board representative Starlina Galindez and board member Tim Bazar.