Southside Elementary School of Fernandina, Florida has a special way of encouraging students to read more. The student who gets the most reading points for the school gets a special puppy signed by Mike Bowling himself!
This tradition began in 1999 and continues to this day. This page is dedicated to all the winners and their achievements!
2021 Winner - Peter
2020 Winner - Ava
2019 Winner - Lexi Hopson
2002 Winner - Kacie Couch
(Plush is now owned by Ariana Haight as of June 2021)