NORFOLK, Va. (October 12, 2006) - Student-athletes and coaches from Old Dominion University’s Monarch and Lady Monarch Basketball teams will visit four area elementary schools, sharing their favorite children’s book with students, to kick off the Monarch Reading Program with Norfolk Public Elementary Schools on Thursday, Oct. 13.
Players and coaches will visit the following schools:
Jonathan Adams - Bayview Elementary School
John Morris - Campostella Elementary School
Jen Nuzzo - Dreamkeeper’s Academy
T.J. Jordan - Ghent Elementary School
In partnership with Norfolk Public Schools, 20,000 official bookmarks will be distributed to students in each elementary school in the Norfolk Public School District. Every child who reads four or more books during the eight-week program will receive a free ticket to a Monarchs or Lady Monarchs home basketball game, where they will be recognized at half-time.
ODU Reading Program Photo Gallery