There were are a lot dedicated readers at Buford Middle School over the summer.
In fact, the students and faculty read more than 1 million pages and have recently been recognized for their work.
Buford Middle is this year's statewide winner of the No Book Left Unread summer reading contest. The initiative started last year as a way to encourage recreational reading during the summer.
More than 8,000 students and 173 schools in South Carolina participated in this year's challenge, reading nearly 16 million pages.