Salisbury Academy competes in elementary Battle of the Books

Published 12:00 am Wednesday, April 13, 2011

Salisbury Academy placed fourth in the District Independent Schools Elementary Battle of the Books Competition which was held on March 9 and hosted by Thomas Jefferson Classical Academy, Forest City.
Salisbury Academy competed with Davidson Day School, Providence Country Day, Thomas Jefferson Classical Academy and Cannon School. Davidson Day placed first and will move on to the Regional Competition which will be this mont at Canterbury School in Greensboro.
The 2010-2011 team members include Ivy Overcash, Isabel Temple, Taylor Trice, Ethan Stafford, Ben Coulter, Maria Capito, Drew Shelby, Annabel Barr, Brittney Ervin, Kayla Spells and Sarah Clifton. Coaches are Melissa Brown and Angela Graham.
Students were required to read 12 books selected by the North Carolina Elementary Battle of the Books Committee. This was Salisbury Academy’s second year participating in the competition.