Winning — by the books

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School District 73’s annual Battle of the Books finals took place on Wednesday at the Henry Grube Education Centre. The competition sees student teams from various schools battling each other in the arena of knowledge of books they have all read.

Winners in the Grade 3/4 category were Summit elementary students Erin Wall, Ananya Bhamidipalli and Gracie Blair. Victors in the Grade 5 category were Westmount elementary students Liam Zirnhelt, Elliot Caputo and Gauge Jacob. Capturing the Grade 6/7

category was the Juniper Ridge elementary squad of jack Wallin, Chloe Conat and Lily Eckerman, who edged a team from the Kamloops School of the Arts in a sudden-death tiebreaker.


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