• Read Your Way to the Big Game
  • Read Your Way to the Big Game

Read Your Way to the Big Game!

Your child’s ability to read is a critical predictor of educational and lifelong success. Help establish a foundation of success for your child and support the Carolina & Clemson championship traditions by participating in the SC Department of Education’s 2018 Read Your Way to the Big Game contest. 

All pre-k through eighth-grade students who read six books will qualify to win tickets to the Palmetto Bowl on November 24.  Winners will receive four tickets and pre-game sideline passes to the Clemson vs. Carolina game.

 

 

2018 Winners

USC – Davonte Frasier

Mitchell Math and Science Elementary School
5th grade
Charleston Country School District

Clemson – Kayla Kiser

Ten Oaks Middle School
6th grade
Horry County School District

School Participation Winners

Schools with at least 70% student participation will be entered to win one of two $2,000 school library grants. Five participating teachers will be randomly selected to win $500 for their classroom. Two teachers or media specialists who have the best-decorated bulletin board, wall or door, using the contest as a theme and who submit photos using the form below can be selected to win $500.


Chesterfield – Ruby Middle School
Chesterfield County School District


Hendersonville Elementary School
Colleton County School District

Thank you to all of the teachers and media specialists for entering the contest and encouraging your students to read!

The winner of the 2018 Read Your Way to the Big Game Decoration Contest is Tonya Smarr of Great Falls Elementary School in Chester County School District.

Video Contest Winner

The Read Your Way to the Big Game Video Contest awards $500 to one teacher and/or media specialist who has the best video promoting the Read Your Way to the Big Game Contest. The 2018 Read Your Way to the Big Game Video Contest winner is Melissa Mills from H.E. Bonner Elementary School in Berkeley County School District.

$500 Teacher Winners

The Read Your Way to the Big Game Video Contest randomly awards $500 to five teachers that entered students in the contest. The 2018 winners:

Betsy Abee – Buffalo Elementary School – Union County School District

Mandy Grigsby – Gilbert Primary School – Lexington County School District One

Katie Jones – Monaview Elementary School – Greenville County School District

Donna Helms – Orangeburg Prep Lower School 

Monique Williams – Legacy Early College Elementary School

 

Calling all teachers!

Submit pictures of your USC OR CLEMSON THEMED decorated bulletin boards and doors for a chance to win! The SC Department of Education will also award $500 to two teachers and/or school library media specialists who have the best decorated bulletin board, wall or door, using the contest as a theme. To enter, complete the form below with picture attached. Photo submissions will only be received until October 23, 2017.

LAST YEAR’S WINNING ENTRY: