Holy Trinity takes SCISA ‘Battle of the Books’ state title

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The Middle School Battle of the Books Team from Holy Trinity Classical Christian School took the state title at the South Carolina Independent School Association (SCISA) Battle of the Books competition on Thursday, Jan. 23 in Sumter.

The group is coached and sponsored by Holy Trinity teachers Lorrie Solomons (5th Grade), Julia Connors (Upper School Latin/Literature), and Rachel Squires (PreK-4/Lion’s Watch). This is the second year in a row that this team has won the state competition.

Founded in 2012, Holy Trinity provides students with a distinctly Christian and classical education. HTCCS will graduate its first senior class in the spring of 2020 and expects to reach its enrollment cap of 450-500 in five years.

Right: The Holy Trinity Middle School “Battle of the Books” Team won the SCISA on Thursday, Jan. 23. Paticipating were, from left to right, Julia Connors (teacher sponsor), Chloe Miles (6th grade), Joan Flowers (5th grade), Macie Bruce Mohler (8th grade), Frances Calvert (6th grade), Nora Jane Mayo (6th grade), Ella Taylor (6th grade), Zayda Pruit (6th grade), Anna Kate Jones (8th grade), Samantha Lawrence (6th grade), Cate Gaillard (6th grade), Lorrie Solomons (teacher sponsor), Ben Solomons (6th grade), and Gray Chumney (6th grade).