• By Mercedes C Parham
  • Monday, April 01, 2019

MCSD School wins Georgia Helen Ruffin Reading Bowl State finals

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Muscogee County School District

2960 Macon Road Columbus, GA 31906

For Immediate Release
Mercedes Parham
Director of Communications and Open Records Officer
Office: (706) 748-2034
Fax: (706) 748-2036
www.muscogee.k12.ga.us

MEDIA RELEASE

Georgia Helen Ruffin Reading Bowl State finalsColumbus, GA-
The Muscogee County School District is proud to announce that Britt David Magnet Academy won the Georgia Helen Ruffin Reading Bowl (HRRB) competition this past Saturday, March 30, at the University of Georgia.

The following students and coaches comprise the Britt David Magnet Academy Helen Ruffin Reading Bowl State Championship team:

Students:
  • Noor Ahmed
  • Lucile Choudhury
  • Harrison Hendrix
  • Sammy Hendrix
  • Jivesh Nayyar
  • Bhargav Padhi
  • Tanusha Raviprakash
  • Sabina Stancu
  • Maddie Vaillancourt
  • Dean Walker
Coaches:
  • Angie Cheal
  • Carol Jones
  • Karen Metasavage
  • Lisa Seegar
  • Julie Williams
The HRRB competition is an annual state-wide initiative that includes students in grades 4-12. Elementary and middle school students read and are quizzed on the 20 Georgia Book Award nominees, while high school students read and are quizzed on the 20 Georgia Peach Teen Book Award nominees. The book selections change each year. The effort culminates with a State level competition at the Annual Conference on Children’s Literature in March after winning teams from regional bowls are determined.

For more information on the Georgia Helen Ruffin Reading Bowl, visit their website.

The mission of the Muscogee County School District is to inspire and equip all students to achieve unlimited potential. For more information, please contact the Office of Communications at 706.748.2034 or communications@muscogee.k12.ga.us.

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