Reading Fair at WES featured in "Spotlight on the Schools"

Reading Fair at WES Featured in "Spotlight on the Schools"
Posted on 04/18/2024

In 2014, Mrs. Brandi Harris had an idea to start a Reading Fair at Winfield Elementary School. The Reading Fair has a similar concept to the Science Fair except instead of an experiment, the project portrays a book of the student’s choice. Since the reading fair’s start, the event has grown into one of the school’s biggest project events for students. Students may choose a book from the fiction or non-fiction genre and have various requirements to complete based on the genre of their book. Judges from the Central Office, the Board of Education, and other schools in the county came in to score student projects.
1st, 2nd, and 3rd place winners were chosen in each grade level in the "Fiction" category. All "Nonfiction" projects were in a separate category and were also awarded a 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place ribbon!


This year’s winners-

4th grade:
1st- Emma Phillips
2nd- Axel Sexton
3rd-Aliyah Young

5th grade:
1st- Brooklyn Smith
2nd-Levi Shockley
3rd- Johnathan Grant

6th grade:
1st- Bristol Partin
2nd- Zoey Phillips
3rd- Asher Stephens

7th grade:
1st-Mazlan Burchfield
2nd- Tavern Sexton
3rd- Adalynn Smith

8th grade:
1st- Haley Norris
2nd- Cassie Nicely
3rd- Bella Marlow


1st- Karleigh Harris (8th)
2nd- Carter Slaven (8th)
3rd- Elijah Wilson (7th)

Class project:

1st- Mrs. Kim's 4th grade

Best of show:

Coby Wilson (6th)


Check out our "Spotlight on the Schools" article in the April 18th E-Edition at The Independent Herald on page 26.