John Small wins 1st at Battle of the Books

Published 6:39 pm Friday, March 3, 2017

The district elementary competition of Battle of the Books was held Feb. 22. JSS won first place, followed by Chocowinity Middle School in second, Northeast Elementary School in third and Chocowinity Primary School in fourth. Students had to read 18 chapter books and answer questions about them in a competitive setting. Pictured are: (top) Victor Hill, Davis Jones, Matthew Taylor, Audrey Miller, Enijal Evans; (bottom) Luke Ross, Jocelyn Botello Salazar, Will Glover, Lane Brown and Colton Elliott. JSS coaches are Ashley Coward, Kathryn Bryant and Patricia Small. JSS will compete at regionals in Pitt County on March 30.