Read Across America in photos

(featured photo is of Richmond County School superintendent Kenneth Bradshaw in a Cat In the Hat hat)

Read Across America Day is celebrated annually on March 2. the birthday of Theodor Geissel also known as Dr. Seuss. In classrooms across the area, there was a whole lot of reading going on not just March 2 but the whole week.

U.S. Rep. Rick Allen reads to a group of students at Hornsby Elementary School on March 2. Photo courtesy Richmond County School District
Artist Leonard “Porkchop” ZImmerman read Pete the Cat: I Love My White Shoes” to a kindergarten class at Bayvale Elementary School on March 2. Photo courtesy Leonard Zimmerman
Auggie from the Augusta Green Jackets visited Mossy Creek Elementary School and Glenn Hills Elementary School to promote reading. Photo courtesy Augusta GreenJackets
McDuffie County Board of Education Member Sarah Alfriend reading to a class at Dearing Elementary. Courtesy photo
Norris Elementary School students and staff dressed up as Dr. Seuss characters., Courtesy photo
Thomson Elementary School students celebrated Tacky Tuesday during Read Across America Week. Courtesy photo