BCA Student Receives Honor For Reading Challenge

Friday, November 13, 2020
Pictured, left to right, back row: Jessica Whitmill, policy and outreach manager of Tennesseans for Student Success; East Ridge City Mayor Brian Williams; Esther Helton, member of the Tennessee House of Representatives, representing District 30; Carmela Stubblefield (mother); John Stubblefield (father); David Topp, Belvoir Christian Academy principal; Donna Conway, East Ridge City Library; Margaret Roberts, library service specialist, Eastgate Public Library; and Aundie Witt, East Ridge City Council member; forefront – children – Julia Stubblefield (sister) and second grader, Jeffrey Stubblefield, receiving the honor.
Pictured, left to right, back row: Jessica Whitmill, policy and outreach manager of Tennesseans for Student Success; East Ridge City Mayor Brian Williams; Esther Helton, member of the Tennessee House of Representatives, representing District 30; Carmela Stubblefield (mother); John Stubblefield (father); David Topp, Belvoir Christian Academy principal; Donna Conway, East Ridge City Library; Margaret Roberts, library service specialist, Eastgate Public Library; and Aundie Witt, East Ridge City Council member; forefront – children – Julia Stubblefield (sister) and second grader, Jeffrey Stubblefield, receiving the honor.

Belvoir Christian Academy second grader, Jeffrey Stubblefield, was honored as the winner of the Elementary School division through the State of Tennessee Summer Tristar Reads competition.

Jeffrey read over 39,000 minutes this past summer to win the competition and was awarded a $1,000 reading scholarship through the Tristar 529 College Fund.
 


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