0612 LPMS Bookmark WinnersLiberty Park Middle School’s Logan Holyfield, James Browning, Lindsay Copeland and Avery Baker.
As part of the National Education Association’s Read Across America program, Liberty Park Middle School students participated in various activities.
Twenty students each read a page from the Dr. Seuss book Green Eggs and Ham. This event was televised on the school broadcast.
Students were also encouraged to participate in a bookmark design contest. The winner of the contest was Avery Baker. Second place was Logan Holyfield, third place was James Browning, and first runner up was Lindsay Copeland.
The NEA’s Read Across America Day is celebrated each year on March 2 on children’s author Dr. Seuss’ birthday. The purpose of this day is to motivate children to read and create lifelong successful readers.