Troncoso Reading Prizes

Troncoso Reading Prizes Contest at the Sergio Troncoso Library

September 15 - December 8, 2023

The students who read the most books will be eligible to win a prize. EPPL librarians will judge the essays to determine the winners of each category. Previous winners will not be considered for future prizes unless a student who won the 5th-8th grade category is now eligible for a prize in the 9th-12th grade category. Students may enter the contest by visiting the Sergio Troncoso Library or online, at

Students are separated into 2 categories:

Grades 5-8 and High School Grades 9-12

Each category will be awarded a first, second, and third prize. Prizewinners will receive a Barnes and Noble Gift Card of different values based on ranking.

The Sergio Troncoso Reading Prize contests are open to students from the Sergio Troncoso Branch area. 

The schools include: 

Alicia Chacon International, Capistrano Elementary, Del Valle HS, Faith Christian, H.D. Hilley Elementary, Hueco Elementary, Lancaster Elementary,

Le Barron Park Elementary, Maran-Ata Christian, Mission Valley Elementary, Our Lady of the Valley, Plato Academy, Presa Elementary, Socorro HS, Valley View MS,

Ysleta MS and Ysleta HS.