The Johnston County Board of Education recognized the Pine Level Elementary Battle of the Books team for winning first place at the annual Elementary School Battle of the Books Competition.
The team won third place at the regional competition on April 13 at Polenta Elementary.
Photographed on the front row (from left) are Wilmond Barnes, Ella Pilkington, Emily Holland, Katie Holloman, Addison Parrish, and Coach Karen Parker. Photographed on the second row (from left) are Anthony Franco, Gracie Corbett, Josh Leonard, Savana Higgins, and Juan Martinez. Not photographed are Kaden Zae Holloman, Coach Wanda Mourer, and Coach Stephanie Guerra.