Redfield Elementary reading achievers rewarded with annual Bank of the West pizza party
By Shiloh Appel
On September 6th, at 11a.m., the Bank of the West held their annual pizza party for Redfield Elementary School summer reading achievers in the RHS auditorium. Due to a shortage of buses available, this is the first year that the pizza party was held in the school auditorium, as it was previously held annually in the Redfield armory. However, there was no less excitement among the children.
Pictured above are all of the elementary summer reading achievers, Grace Aaker-Lemmer, Chloe Appel, Jaycee Appel, Isaac Banister, Jaedyn Banister, Aleah Bebo, Darien Dey, Tia Esser, Katryn Evans, Deven Fliehe, Rylen Frericks, Ava Gatzke, Brynn Giblin, Layla Hardie, Madison Hardin, Silven Hardin, Tiy Haskell, Kasey Hermann, Kylie Hermann, Davanee Kuykendall, Jazlynne Lechner, Peyton O'Daniel, Autumn Olsen, Addyson Rice, Willow Ronneberg, Sophie Schaffer, Hannah Schlechter, MaKayla Schulz, Braylee Siebrecht, Kendyl Siebrecht, Logan Siebrecht, Kinley Smith, Kalli Spotanske, Jadie Turner, Leah Walder, Kevin Weller, and Tatum Zens. Not pictured are reading achievers Derrick Bogart, JaLia Miles, Jack Mills, Christian Peterson and Mikayla Schaffer.
Receiving top honors for the most books read over the summer was second grader Hannah Schlechter, who read 102 books. Kasey Hermann had the second largest number of books read over the summer, 54, and Kylie Hermann came in with the third largest number at 32. Addyson Rice and Jaycee Appel read the fourth largest amount of books at 17 each, and Sophie Schaffer, Kalli Spotanske and Tatum Zens all came in close behind with a total of 16 books read.
The children enjoyed all they could eat of pepperoni and cheese pizza, bottled water and large chocolate chip cookies for dessert, all provided by Bank of the West. The gift of a fidget spinner for each of the reading achievers was also received with a wave of excitement and cheers. After gathering together for the annual pizza day photo, the students returned to their classrooms with full stomaches.