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Tuesday, December 08, 2009

Council Fifth Grader Wins Ninth Annual GMAC Bowl

Posted by Comm. Dept. in Schools  |  Comments (22)


MCPSS STUDENT TAKES TOP HONORS IN READING AND WRITING PROGRAM

Three other students finish in top 10

Rupa Palanki a fifth grader from Council Traditional School is the recipient of a $10,000 savings bond.  She won first place in the ninth annual HOAR Construction/GMAC Bowl Reading and Writing Program Awards Program. The ceremony was held at the Mobile Civic Center on Tuesday, December 1, 2009. 

Students were required to read a book and submit a written book report in 250 words or less. A panel of judges selected 10 finalists who competed for first place. Three other Mobile County Public School students placed in the top ten and won savings bonds:

Zicky Hart - Dauphin Island Elementary - $1,500

Jerrica Oglesby - St. Elmo - $1,000

Ava Andrea Hill - Castlen - $500

The 10 winners have been invited to attend the events taking place during GMAC Bowl Week, including the GMAC Bowl Game. January 6, 2010 at Ladd-Peebles Stadium.

 


Comments on "Council Fifth Grader Wins Ninth Annual GMAC Bowl"

1/17/2010 2:00:56 PM CST

1. Vidya said...

Congratulations! Our family is so proud of you!

1/1/2010 7:04:25 PM CST

2. Leah Murphy said...

Yay good job Rupa!!

12/20/2009 7:48:11 AM CST

3. Cynthia Pledger said...

Hey Jerrica. You're the best baby sister I could've asked for. Im so proud of you, we all are!! GOOD JOB! :D

12/15/2009 11:30:52 PM CST

4. Mrs. A. Kennedy said...

I would love to read your essay.  I wish you could publish it so students could see a good example of winning writing! Thanks for your excellent work and example for others.

12/14/2009 1:09:26 PM CST

5. Mrs. Todd said...

AWESOME! I love the headline -it sounds like you won the football game all by yourself...wins 9th annual GMAC Bowl! lol:)))) We are so proud of you, Love from myself and Ms. Bush and Ms. Johnson in the library media center.

12/14/2009 9:18:01 AM CST

6. Marilyn Pace said...

Dear Ruppa,

All of us in the Magnet Schools Program are so very proud of you and your teachers. What a wonderful example you have become for other students. 

Marilyn Pace, Magnet Schools Program Supervisor

12/14/2009 12:12:01 AM CST

7. Madhu & Sridevi said...

We are so proud of Rupa. Hope you win

many more in future.

12/13/2009 7:43:08 AM CST

8. Penny Lamonte said...

Way to go, Rupa!  Luke is mad that you beat his record but he is also happy for you!  You have made us all proud!

12/11/2009 9:42:59 PM CST

9. Kenadria Showers said...

Way to go Rupa! It's good to know that students are still going in the right path. I was a student at Council and I'm now at Phillips Prep. Keep doing what you do best and stay on the path. Congrats, hope to see you at Phillips next year.

12/11/2009 1:57:27 AM CST

10. Annette Johnson said...

Rupa, What an excellent example of dedication and hard work...Congratulations on your award...

12/10/2009 5:13:56 PM CST

11. Zicky's mom said... said...

Good Job Zicky.  We love you!!!

12/10/2009 12:03:11 PM CST

12. amber bowden said...

Outstanding job Rupa!! CONGRATS! I HOPE U WILL SUCCEED IN THE FUTURE!

12/10/2009 9:21:52 AM CST

13. Mrs Jackson said...

Congrats Rupa! We are very proud of you here at Council!!!

12/10/2009 8:44:32 AM CST

14. Kody Wilcox said...

GO JERRICA!

Glad I was there with you!

12/9/2009 12:12:42 PM CST

15. Nancy Gresham said...

 What a GREAT Job! We are proud of your hard work. See...it does pay off.

Nancy Gresham

12/9/2009 11:57:17 AM CST

16. tamicia richardson said...

      Wow,way to go Rupa. Keep up the good work.

12/9/2009 11:47:03 AM CST

17. Sydneyhollins said...

GO RUPA!I HOPE TO BE A GOOD WRITER LIKE YOU.

12/9/2009 10:37:01 AM CST

18. Rupa said...

thank you!!! :)

12/9/2009 9:47:25 AM CST

19. ANGEla JOHNSON said...

CONGRATULATIONS RUPA FROM YOUR CLASSMATE RYAN JOHNSON AND MOM.

12/9/2009 8:03:03 AM CST

20. Deanne Davis said...

Way to go, Rupa!  We are all so proud of you.  I hope I will be able to write as well as you when I grow up! : )

12/9/2009 7:48:27 AM CST

21. K. Hillman said...

We are proud of Rupa!

Ms. Hillman's Class

12/8/2009 4:17:29 PM CST

22. K. Hillman said...

Way to go, Rupa!  We are so proud of you!

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