Five elementary schools (J.L. Lomax, Pinevale, Sallas Mahone, S. L. Mason, W. G. Nunn), three middle schools (J.L. Newbern, Valdosta Middle, VECA), and two high schools (Valdosta High Horne Learning Center) competed in the local reading bowl. Ben Hill Elementary School and St. John Catholic School’s middle school team participated in the reading bowl.
Sallas Mahone Elementary won first place in their division and advanced to the South Regional Reading Bowl competition to be held February 13, in the Dewar College of Education at Valdosta State University.
Photo: Kneeling: Jalen Wing, Charlotte Cochran, Riley Diaz, and Katie Goodwin
Standing: Michelle R. Beaufort, Donovan Fruland, Kathryn Swilley, Tiwa Salami, Serena Swilley, Zoey Watson, and Isabel McLoughlin