DCSS Dominates at TomeCon

DCSS Dominates at TomeCon
Posted on 03/21/2022
TomeCon 2022 was held at the University of North Georgia’s Gainesville Campus on Tuesday, March 15.

The Tome Society serves students in grades 2-12 by providing a diverse menu of digital student competitions, an annual book award list of new, fun-to-read children's and young adult literature titles, student book club activities, curriculum materials for educators and the TomeCon annual conference for both students and educators.
Students at TomeCon
The Douglas County School System was well represented at TomeCon this year with 11 schools attending and competing in the competitions. Our students dominated many of these state competitions and schools brought home multiple awards. We are so proud of these readers, their media specialists, and coaches who have worked hard all year reading and creating.

DCSS winners included:

Beulah Elementary - Lori Blevins, Sponsor
1st Place Fan Art - Sofia Corrales
2nd Place It List Book Review Vlog - Kenzie Broome and Lydia Noonan
3rd Place It List “Like, Try, Why” Social Media Post Competition - Bryce Benton

Bright Star Elementary - Katrina Barnett, Sponsor
Tome Service Award - Chidera Samson

Chapel Hill Elementary - Cameron Sheldon, Sponsor
3rd Place Library Video Commercial

Holly Springs Elementary - Kerry Harbin, Sponsor; Janet Valley & Jamie Boemer Co-Sponsors
Superior Chapter Award and Elementary Chapter of the Year Award
1st Place Infographic - Nathaniel Boyd & Christina Paul
1st Place Historical Fiction Infographic - Nathaniel Boyd
1st Place Team Award Service Project Newsletter - Tyler Green, Elin Berry, Christina Paul & Nathan Harbin
2nd Place Current Issues Portfolio & Essay - Christina Paul, Chi'Nia Ross, Tyler Green, & Nathaniel Boyd
3rd Place Book Trailer - Natalia Fiqia
3rd Place Fan Fiction - Nathaniel Boyd

Winston Elementary - Dani Johnstone, Sponsor; Michelle Hill, Coach;
Julia Buff, Coach
Superior Chapter Award
1st Place Blog - Brandon Awa
1st Place Current Issue - DJ Holsey & Brandon Awa
1st Place Poetry - Chace Williams
1st Place Fan Fiction - Bella Mathis
1st Place Book Talk - Jaiden Jones
1st Place Book Print Video - Avery Bradley
2nd Place Author Letter - Amari Cromey
3rd Place Historical Infographic - Chace Williams
3rd Place Promotional Flyer - Abby Hodges

Chestnut Log Middle- Lindsay Lucas, Sponsor
2nd Place Library Video Commercial - Chelsea Ann Charles
2nd Place Book Print Video - Alyssa Thomas
3rd Place It List Poem Contest - Jaci Warren

Mason Creek Middle - Jennifer Baker, Sponsor
1st place Character to Author Letter - Lexi Shearouse

Alexander High- Valli Robinson, Sponsor; Leigh Becigneul and Karen Thornton, Co-Sponsors
1st Place Reading Bowl Competition
1st Place Digital Reading Bowl Competition

Douglas County High - Heather Almond, Sponsor
1st Place Character to Author Letter - Alexandria Criner
1st Place Fan Fiction - Jayden Henry
1st Place Book Talk - Lindsey Robles
1st Place Book Review Blog - Isabel Yang1st
1st Place Infographic - Damilola Bankole and Lindsey Robles
2nd Place Reading Bowl - Brooke Blacknall, Gaby Ortega, Isabella Ortega, Sofia Wood
Tau Omicron Mu Epsilon Honor Society - Sofia Wood
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