NCSLMA began sponsoring HSBOB in 2017-18. District level competitions will be held each spring with regional and state competitions following. We are looking for volunteers to organize regional competitions. If you are interested, please email the HBOB chair at email@example.com.
HBOB State Competition
Congratulations to the top teams of our 2023 HBOB State Competition!
1st Place: Durham School of the Arts
2nd Place: SandHoke Early College
3rd Place: Onslow Early College
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 31. 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 Rachel McConoughey at firstname.lastname@example.org
Past Book Lists
FormsDistrict Contact Information Form
(Please complete if you are the district contact)
District Question Request Form
Regional Question Request Form - Will become available when a final decision has been made regarding Regional competitions.
Book Nomination Form - Open all year
Rachel McConoughey, Chairperson
Open, 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.; Colleen Pinyan, Guilford Co.; Dee Wotring, Rockingham Co.
Region 6: Maribeth Brown, Charlotte-Mecklenberg; Katherine Moose, Charlotte-Mecklenberg
Region 7: Cathy Guyer, Catawba Co.
Region 8: Katie Rogers, Henderson Co.
Region 9 (Independent Schools):
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