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Battle of the Books Champions Crowned

 Round after round, fourth and fifth-grade students correctly answered detailed questions about books they read for the Battle of the Books competition Friday. 

Winners from each classroom participated in the school finals until a fourth and fifth-grade champion were named.

The students did such a good job, contest organizers nearly ran out of questions.  It came down to one final question between the fourth and fifth-grade winner to determine the schoolwide champion.

“They all really did an amazing job,” said Page Principal Michael Gelmi.

Ultimately, fourth grader Josie DeBoer won the overall championship for the school with fifth grader Aislinn VanDommelen earning reserve champion. 

Additional classroom champions competing in the finals were  fourth graders Kaleb Ruth, Erin Sukup, Brody way, Ava Jahnke, Cassie VanStee, Megan Norman, Adam Boguslawski and fifth graders Liberty Laker, Ellie Vandefifer, Terrell Jefferson, William Hermenitt, Hope Clements, Bridget Webb and Lee Marentette.

A special recognition was given to Kate Densham who read all 15 books available for the battle competition.

Great job by everyone who took part in the Battle of the Books challenge!