On Saturday, May 15, 30
middle and high school students competed in the state Bible Drill Finals at
Pleasant Garden Baptist Church in Pleasant Garden, N.C. This year more than 850
students participated in church and associational level drills, with about 575
advancing to state drills. The winners from the six state drills advanced to
the state Bible Drill Finals.
participated in the Youth Bible Drill competition. Paul Summerville of Salem
Baptist Church, Raleigh Baptist Association, was named the 2010 Youth Bible
In the high school division,
10 students competed with Britney Strickland, who represented Mt. Airy Baptist
Church, Burnt Swamp Association, and won the High School Bible Drill.
Coming in first in the Youth
Speakers’ Tournament was Luke Roberts of Clarks Chapel Baptist Church, Caldwell
Each winner received a
$2,500 college scholarship from the Baptist State Convention.
is made possible by gifts from North Carolina Baptists through the Cooperative
All three winners will
compete in the June 25 National Bible Drill Finals in Mesquite, Texas.