Kings Mountain Intermediate Wins Middle Grades Battle of the Books

Kings Mountain Intermediate Wins Middle Grades Battle of the Books
Posted on 03/10/2022

Brainiacs from around the county converged at Kings Mountain Intermediate to showcase their intelligence while competing against like minds in the 2022 Middle School Battle of the Books.

Kings Mountain Intermediate took first place, with Kings Mountain Middle taking second, and Crest Middle with a third-place finish.

Individual awards were also earned by those students known by their peers as the most knowledgeable reader on their respective team. Known Dr. Ruth Pace has worked with teams in Cleveland County since the introduction of the middle school book challenge in 1992. She has helped coach teams, moderated numerous local and regional competitions, and written hundreds of practice questions. The individual award, named in her honor, are as follows.

Dr. Ruth Pace Awards Winners:

  • Crest Middle: Yoselin Espinosa
  • Kings Mountain Intermediate: Kayla Abrams
  • Kings Mountain Middle: Carmynn Barnes
  • Shelby Intermediate: Prentice Huskey