2013 TX Reading Bee Champ, 2nd grader Tessebellia Read from the Crowley ISD shows off a few of her special awards to North Texas High School Rodeo Queen, Samantha Hernandez. and Score A Goal In The Classroom board member and Fort Worth City Council member (District 4), Danny Scarth and at the conclusion of the TEXAS READING BEE CHAMPIONSHIPS held at Texas Christian University on Saturday, November 23, 2013. Also among those attending to help congratulate the 26 Reading Bee winners from the North Texas area and take pictures was the beautiful reigning Miss Texas 2013, Susan Shuler.
Runner-up was Abby Powell of Aledo ISD; 3rd place winner was Anja Moore of the Birdville ISD; 4th place winner was Alexander Aleman from St. John the Apostle Catholic School; and 5th place winner was Catie McGann from St. Peter the Apostle Catholic School. We are very proud of all these super reader winners!!
Here is list of the other 2013 winners of their districts/private schools competing at the championships level: Evie Ferguson – White Settlement ISD; Zachary Moroneso – St. Paul Lutheran Church School; Ty Cleveland – St. Andrews Catholic School; Mclain Miller – Springtown ISD; Ananda Dobbins – Our Mother of Mercy Catholic School; Alexis Martinez – Lake Worth ISD; Tatum Szikula – Kennedale ID; Tyler Poynter – Joshua ISD; Christopher Tamer – Holy Trinity Catholic School; Ryan Louden – Holy Family Catholic School; Katlyn Springman – Granbury ISD; Christian Martinez – Fort Worth ISD; Tucker Morris – Everman ISD; Ranyah Hugh – E. Fort Worth Montessori; Nathan Allison – Eagle Mt.-Saginaw ISD; Luzcira Villalobos – Dallas ISD; Katy Britt – Cleburne ISD; Kalum White – Castleberry ISD; Tamara Tubbs – Calvary Christian Academy; Bailey Morris – Burleson ISD; and Charly Bartolome – Alvarado ISD.
Below, Tessebellia Read receives the prestigious Thunder Reading Stick from the 2012 Reading Champ, Sam Willey.
Tessebellia is crowned the 2013 most outstanding 2nd grade reader, chosen from the approximate 71,000 North Texas 2nd graders that competed in this year’s TEXAS READING BEE CHAMPIONSHIPS COMPETITION. Here our champ is getting ready to spin the wheels on her fantastic Karting Distributor’s brand new 1st place award – this candy apple red GoKart! Congratulations, Champ!! “(Stay between the lines; the lines are our friends)”!!