Chairman Lowery visited Robeson County School's to celebrate and Read Across America
On Tuesday, Lumbee Tribal Chairman John Lowery joined in the Read Across America as he read to 2nd and 5th graders at two schools in the Public Schools of Robeson County. Chairman Lowery read two Dr. Seuss books to students at Magnolia and Prospect Schools. He encouraged the students to read, while also sharing his love of reading. Chairman Lowery is a former school teacher from the Public Schools of Robeson County. Wednesday is Dr. Seuss's Birthday.
The National Education Association (NEA) launched Read Across America in 1998. Guided by a committee of educators, NEA’s Read Across America is the nation’s largest celebration of reading. This year-round program focuses on motivating children and teens to read through events, partnerships, and reading resources that are about everyone, for everyone. Chairman Lowery read 2 Dr. Seuss books to the students, but encourages the students to read different kinds of books because reading in fun.