Winners crowned at Regional Reading Fair

By NEMS Daily Journal

OXFORD – After excelling at their individual school levels, more than 300 students participated in the annual Regional Reading Fair in Oxford on Feb. 18.
Extravagant boards and costumes that matched characters from each book could be seen roaming at Lafayette High School.
There were 14 divisions, including fiction, nonfiction, individual and group, as well as family boards.
First-place winners of The Regional Reading Fair will continue on to the state level in Jackson to compete against each Mississippi Regional winner in their respective division.
Division winners
Division A: Dillon Ruth Dorsett; Carver Elementary, Tupelo School District
Division B: Brockman Brooks; Lewisburg Primary, DeSoto County School District
Division C: Sylar Pearson; Church Hill Elementary, West Point
Division D: Rani Greer; DT Cox, Pontotoc City School District
Division E: Parker Reid; New Albany Middle School, New Albany School District
Division F: Landon Pullen; Hills Chapel, Prentiss County School District
Division G: Maranda Cheatwood; East Union, Union County School District
Division H: Arleigh Johnson; Kossuth Elementary, Alcorn County School District
Division I: Lauren Coleman; Kossuth High, Alcorn County School District
Division J: Kurt Lavender, Hayden Williams; Kossuth Elementary, Alcorn County School District
Division K: Karli Bolden, Ellie Fitts; Myrtle, Union County School District
Division L: Callie Davis, Jessica Bishop; East Union, Union County School District
Division M: Jacob Latil; Bramlett Elementary, Oxford School District
Division N: Patricia Hughes; Della Davidson, Oxford School District