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Huntsville Center volunteers encourage students to read

U.S. Army Engineering and Support Center, Huntsville Public Affairs
Published March 2, 2016
Raúl Alonso, U.S. Army Engineering and Support Center Huntsville Energy Division program manager, dressed as a lemur to read to Mill Creek Elementary School kindergarten students during National Education Association's Read Across America Day, March 2.

Raúl Alonso, U.S. Army Engineering and Support Center Huntsville Energy Division program manager, dressed as a lemur to read to Mill Creek Elementary School kindergarten students during National Education Association's Read Across America Day, March 2.

Chief of Operations Russ Dunford, U.S. Army Engineering and Support Center Huntsville helps Mill Creek Elementary School kindergarten students build a puppet theater and tent out of cardboard boxes after he read them a book during National Education Association's Read Across America Day, March 2.

Chief of Operations Russ Dunford, U.S. Army Engineering and Support Center Huntsville helps Mill Creek Elementary School kindergarten students build a puppet theater and tent out of cardboard boxes after he read them a book during National Education Association's Read Across America Day, March 2.

Jerad McIntyre, Engineering and Support Center, Huntsville Special Projects Program project manager, reads Marge Palatini's "Piggie Pie" March 1, to Horizon Elementary School first graders during the National Education Association's Read Across America event.

Jerad McIntyre, Engineering and Support Center, Huntsville Special Projects Program project manager, reads Marge Palatini's "Piggie Pie" March 1, to Horizon Elementary School first graders during the National Education Association's Read Across America event.

Laura Lokey-Flippo, U.S. Army Engineering and Support Center, Huntsville Base Operations program manager, reads Dr. Seuss' "The Lorax" March 1, to Horizon Elementary School third graders during the National Education Association's Read Across America event.

Laura Lokey-Flippo, U.S. Army Engineering and Support Center, Huntsville Base Operations program manager, reads Dr. Seuss' "The Lorax" March 1, to Horizon Elementary School third graders during the National Education Association's Read Across America event.

Every year on March 2, Dr. Seuss’s birthday, the National Education Association’s Read Across America Day encourages students to read.

U.S. Army Engineering and Support Center, Huntsville volunteers joined in Team Redstone’s Read Across America effort Feb. 29 through March 2 by reading to students at local elementary schools.

Huntsville Center employees Scott Achin, Raul Alonso, Sentrae Davis, Russ Dunford, Pat Haas, Nanette Hill, Wesley Johnson, Laura Lokey-Flippo, Tondra Madison, Jerad McIntyre, Beth Norris, Jerrica Thompson, and Sgt. 1st Class Betsy Weintraub read books to more than 500 students at five local elementary schools.

Huntsville Center employees also donated more than 60 books during a book drive in support of the Read Across America event.