Students in the Dunmore School District competed in the NEIU Reading Competition in May. The district had two middle school teams and three high school teams participating among approximately 600 students overall.
Ms. Dempsey and Mrs. Hurst took a team of seven sixth graders and six seventh graders. The reading competition at NEIU is intended to increase students’ reading for enjoyment. Teams of students were assigned a list of 45 books to read collectively.
Ms. Dempsey’s and Mrs. Hurst’s middle school team placed first overall.
The members of the first place team are: Maria Aronica, Cadie Lewis, Ayman Mounota, Kristine Fagioli, Madison Waltz, Aiza Arshad, Zara Arshad, Micah Madrazo, Jacyln Marichak, Allison McNeff, Colby Murray, Andrew Padula, and Aden King.