book1 500Grapevine Elementary School won a trophy for having the most participants in the Book It! 5K and Fun Walk on Saturday, Nov. 16. Pictured, front row from left, are Logan Weaver, Jenn Valeriote and Abbie Weaver; second row from left, Jenny Harris, Mandi Woodruff, Sarah Shemwell, Bridget Arnett, Katie Sizemore and Robin Camplin. The event is sponsored by Celebrate Literacy Hopkins County, which includes Hopkins County Schools and Madisonville-Hopkins County Chamber of Commerce as lead partners.

HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (11/20/13) - The Book It! 5K and Fun Walk was held Saturday, Nov. 16, to raise awareness of the importance of literacy and raise funds for the upcoming Hopkins County Literacy Celebration. The event is sponsored by Celebrate Literacy Hopkins County, which includes Hopkins County Schools and Madisonville-Hopkins County Chamber of Commerce as lead partners.

Grapevine Elementary School won the trophy for school with the most participants.

Following are the 5K results:

Overall Winners: Mens, 1st, Austin Childress (17:05); 2nd Robert Daugherty (18:01). Womens, 1st Riley Laffoon (23:55); 2nd Kristin Skaggs (24:11).
Age 16 & younger: Male, 1st Jeff McKnight (22:50); 2nd Konner Harrison (24:45); Female, 1st Carly Pollard (33:31); 2nd Abbie Weaver (41:40).
Age 17-24: Male, 1st Jordan Bean (29:17); Female, 1st Chelsea Ashby (27:33); 2nd Mary-Margaret Gamblin (33:13)
Age 25-34: Male, 1st Josh Morgan (26:48); 2nd Josh Lee (27:11); Female, 1st Julia Lee (27:11); 2ND Ashley McKnight (30:32)
Age 35-44: Male, 1st Brian Workman (27:23); 2nd Patrick Scott (29:57); Female, 1st Amy Laffoon (24:11); Keri Garrett (25:37)
Age 45-54: Male, 1st Bobby Brown (24:05); 2nd David Lutz (29:29); Female, 1st Cheryl Stockman (28:38); 2nd Teresa Brown (35:35)
Age 55-65: Male, 1st Jamie Woodruff (26:50); 2nd Steve Faulk (30:59)
Age 65 & older: Male, 1st Phil Terry (26:27)

book2 500Top finishers in the Book It! 5K on Saturday, Nov. 16, were, from left, 1st place male Austin Childress (17:05), 2nd place male Robert Daugherty (18:01), 1st place female Riley Laffoon (23:55) and 2nd place female Kristin Skaggs (24:11).

The event is sponsored by Celebrate Literacy Hopkins County, which includes Hopkins County Schools and Madisonville-Hopkins County Chamber of Commerce as lead partners.

SurfKY News
Information provided by Lori Harrison

e-max.it: your social media marketing partner

LIKE SurfKY on Facebook - Click here to LIKE us now.

© Copyright 2015 SurfKY News Group, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, or rewritten without permission. SurfKY News encourages you to share this story on social media.

In Other News...

Providence Police Reports Released

PROVIDENCE, Ky. (8/30/15) ― The Providence Police Department released the following reports Monday, Aug. 30. Alex… Read More

Daviess County Outlasts Owensboro Catholic in OT

OWENSBORO, Ky. (8/31/15) — Daviess County outlasted longtime rival Owensboro Catholic 27-21 in overtime in a high… Read More

Most Read This Week

August 31, 2015 4858

Man Convicted of Hopkins Countian's Death Granted…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
August 27, 2015 4824

All is Well after MNHHS Lockdown

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
August 30, 2015 3690

UPDATED: 'He Fought the Law ... but, the Law Won'

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
August 26, 2015 2937

Man Charged with Theft, Meth, Marijuana Growing

by SurfKY News
August 27, 2015 2521

Kentucky Career Center Blood Drive Aug. 31

by SurfKY News

Most Read This Month

August 06, 2015 17647

Muhlenberg Woman Reportedly Suffers Violent…

by SurfKY News
August 24, 2015 11646

Teen Reports Slasher Attempted to Attack Him on…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News

Stories Trending Now

August 31, 2015 4858

Man Convicted of Hopkins Countian's Death Granted…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
August 30, 2015 1511

Smoke Fills Business, Upstairs Apartment on Center

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
August 31, 2015 1371

Bremen's Father's Country Hams Kentucky Grand…

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
August 30, 2015 1190

Fire at Gas Pump Prompts Firefighters Swift Action

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
August 31, 2015 979

Man's Threats Result in Evacuation of Adjacent…

by SurfKY News
September 01, 2015 928

Central City Gospelfest Planned for September 2

by SurfKY News
August 31, 2015 847

One Injured When Dump Truck Overturns

by SurfKY News
August 31, 2015 793

Hopkins County Sheriff's Reports Released

by SurfKY News
August 31, 2015 737

Faith and Politics

by KET
August 31, 2015 671

Dawson Springs Police Reports Released

by SurfKY News