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High School Battle of the Books

Chair 2022-2023

Karen Meier,

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HBoB Members

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NCSLMA began sponsoring HSBOB in 2017-18.  District level competitions will be held each spring with regional competitions following them.  We are looking for volunteers to organize regional competitions.  If you are interested please email the HBOB chair at


The School-Level BOB Compliance form must be completed and submitted by each school participating in any level of BOB competition each year.  The school media coordinator must join or renew NCSLMA membership BEFORE being allowed to fill out this form.  

The compliance form will appear as an event beginning Nov. 1.  You will need to "register for the event to answer the compliance questions.  Renewal and compliance forms are due by December 1.  You will not see the compliance form event if you are not a current member and logged in to your account. 

Questions? Contact your HBOB Regional Coordinator. 

We would like to have one coordinator and two representatives from each region, so please consider joining the committee.

For questions or to join the committee, contact HBOB Chair Karen Meier at

Helpful Links

Past Book List

  • District Question Request Form
  • Regional Question Request Form - Will become available when a final decision has been made regarding Regional competitions.
  • Nomination Form: Open all year

    Committee Members

    Karen Meier, Chairperson

    Rachel McConoughey, Chair Elect

    Region 1:  Melissa Haley-Driver, Elizabeth City-Pasquotank

    Region 2:  Sara Levin, Lenoir Co.; Robyn Register, Craven Co.

    Region 3:  Laurie Thompson, Durham; Deanne Holcombe, Johnston Co.; Mary Gray Leonard, Retired; Michell McNeill, Hartnett Co.

    Region 4:  Kristy Sartain, Cumberland Co.

    Region 5:  Rachel McConoughey, Guilford Co.; Gina Cusato-O'Neal, Winston-Salem/Forsyth Co.; Tonya Monroe-Leach, Guilford Co.; Dee Wotring, Rockingham Co.

    Region 6:  Maribeth Brown, Charlotte-Mecklenberg; Katherine Moose, Charlotte-Mecklenberg

    Region 7:   Cathy Guyler, Catawba Co.

    Region 8:

    Region 9 (Independent Schools): 


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