Reading is a Success at Barbers Hill Intermediate School

ANAHUAC, May 30, 2012 - The U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service (Service) and the Friends of Anahuac Refuge (FOAR) are proud to announce the winners of the reading program at Barbers Hill Intermediate School in Mont Belvieu, Texas.

“5th grade Barbers Hill teacher, Carol Porter and Service Volunteer Coordinator, Stephanie Martinez were essential in organizing this year’s reading program,” says FOAR Board Member, Kay Lovelace. “Mrs. Porter is a great advocate for this program and she works hard to make sure everything runs smoothly for us and the kids. A big thanks goes to Mrs. Porter for her efforts.”

FOAR sponsored this reading program and awarded the top three winners with gift certificates from Academy Sports + Outdoors and the Reader’s Digest book “North American Wildlife.”

Well over 3000 books were read by the fifth grade students at Barbers Hill Intermediate School and the winners are as follows

1st place – Gregg Ballard, read 37 books

2nd place – Jon Watkins, read 35 books

3rd place – Connor Hudgins, read 27 books

There was also a pizza party awarded to the class that read the most books as a group. This year the pizza party winners were the students from Mrs. Edward’s homeroom class.



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