The Annual Summer Reading Challenge at Maryville Public Library drew over 330 participants ages birth to 17 this year. Local youth checked out 10,641 books during the program, which ran from May 30 to July 29.
In addition to reading, some participants elected to also complete challenges in math and writing. Medal winners were Hadley Cline, 10, of Maryville; Jacy Snead, 9, of Maryville; and Vanessa Myers, 11, of Maryville. Runners-Up in the Independent Category were Allison Riley, Skye Livesay, Mattie Dimmitt, Asher Brunnert, and Tobin Boyt.
Challenge winners in the PreReader category were Sean McMillan, Dean McMilan, Zoey Brown, Camden Brown, Charlie Dimmitt, Beckett Gessert, Vincent White, Nora Boyt, Elley Cline, Hudsen Cline and Ethan Wilmes.
The Young Adult Champion was Nakayla Nelson of Clearmont.
Hadley Cline of Maryville age 10.
Jacy Snead of Maryville age 9.
Nakayla Nelson of Clearmont. Young Adult Champion.
Vanessa Myers of Maryville age 11.