Published: 2:37 pm, Thu. May 9th, 2013Updated: 2:26 pm
Yucca Elementary School students participated in the Battle of the Books April 27 at Western New Mexico University in Silver City, a statewide competition in which students read a minimum of 10 books from a list of 20. At the battle, students from throughout the state are divided into teams to participate in four rounds of questions about the books. Bandit participants were, kneeling from left, James Mann, Kyler Beltran, D’Andre Calvillo, standing from left, Presley Skinner, Jake Bruton, Sadi Butler and Syann Perez. Beltran and Perez were on the first-place team and received medals.