CHIPLEY - Kate M. Smith Elementary School recently announced the top ten Accelerated Reader (AR) participants for the first nine weeks of school. Top readers are:

First Grade: Kinleigh Peel, Ryley Collins, Breanna Kopinski, Amahri Patton, Cayden Montgomery, Kinsley Longo, Cole Wilson, Ryleigh Farrell, Tyler Newell, and Hudson Shiver

Second Grade: Brayden Ray, Grayson Martin, Marcus Rivers, Ashton Martin, William Laursen, Ryan Brown, Kaede Laney, Tatum Register, Jordan Ratton, and Jackson Dietrich

Third Grade: Addison Heming, Maurion Henderson, Weston Thomas, Carter Holley, Eva Zuraff, Jamison Trolard, Jada Brantley, August Siebern, Ava Stewart, and William Lee

Fourth Grade: Maggie Clifton, Abigail Hagy, Lane Pelfrey, Brantley Kirkland, Kyler Melvin, Shade Barfield, Andrew Hampton, Hill Holley, Cameron Ulmer, and Malik Henderson

Fifth Grade: Tearnie French, Tyler Sanderson, Jazmyn Morado-Diaz, Robert Strukel, Asher Holt, Elijah Crum, Kailee Kersey, Kason Nelson, Mia Wilson, and Lena Tice.