Hamilton High School students Erin Magoon, Krystal Fedie, Chloe Simchick and Ciara Cronin took first place in the high school division at the Wisconsin Educational Media & Technology Association (WEMTA) Battle of the Books.
From a list of 20 young adult and adult books, the girls read a total of 6,816 pages and competed against 67 teams across the state.
Battle of the Books is a fun, academic-based statewide competition designed to promote a love of reading among students. It encourages students to read a variety of books and remember information about the plots, characters and settings. Every question asked in a battle is answered by the title and author of the book.
WEMTA sponsors three divisions. The senior division reading list exposes students to current award-winning literature. The list incorporates awards such as Golden Archer, Newbery, Printz, Siebert and others.