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Battle of the Books Team Places 2nd in County
The Piedmont Middle School Battle of the Books team placed second in the county competition on Monday, March 9th. In preparation for the day, students read from a list of 27 books, fiction and nonfiction, selected by the state committee of the NC School Library Media Association. The team is required to answer detailed questions about the books they read. The score is cumulative from eight rounds of competition. Team members for this year are: Marcus Cook, Becca Kulcsar, Hanna Costello, Daniel Ruholl, Kendall Kennedy, Anna Medlin, Jonas Nielsen, Rachel Phillips and Shivalee Patel. Team coaches are Lana Funderburk and Rochelle Gardner. Special thanks to Tony D'Aprile of Stafford Corrugated Products, Inc. for the team hoodies. For more information on the Battle of the Books program and a list of next year's books, go to http://www.ncslma.org/msbob.
Written by: Lana Funderburk
Posted: Mar 11, 2015 by Karen Barbee