4/13/19 The gift of reading

The gift of reading

Tia Wilson’s second-grade class leans in close to see the inscription Elon University President Connie Book wrote in “The Giving Tree” on Friday, April 12, at Elon Elementary School. Book also presented $10,000 to Schools Superintendent Bruce Benson for purchasing books for the school. The event was the culmination of a drive held in the fall in honor of Book’s inaugration as the university’s ninth president.

  The inscription Elon University President Connie Book wrote in “The Giving Tree.”
  The inscription Elon University President Connie Book wrote in “The Giving Tree.”

Photos by Woody Marshall / Times-News
The Times-News 4/13/19
Reprinted with permission.

Tia Wilson’s second-grade class leans in close to see the inscription Elon University President Connie Book wrote in “The Giving Tree” on Friday, April 12, at Elon Elementary School. Book also presented $10,000 to Schools Superintendent Bruce Benson for purchasing books for the school. The event was the culmination of a drive held in the fall in honor of Book’s inaugration as the university’s ninth president.