Odyssey’s Read for Change Summer Literacy Night & Read-a-thon July 13 to August 4, 2023
WE HAVE READ-A-THON WINNERS!!
*We launched the Read for Change summer read-a-thon with prizes for kids, teens and adults with an initial deadline of August 4th to those who READ the most books / pages! MORE THAN 20,000 pages have been recorded in this effort!
BIG NEWS! We had great response and needed to extend the date because we wanted to get more awards for our most fabulous and youngest readers. Great job, everyone!
K-4th Grade Winners: *Back to School Shopping gift certificates of $100 each from Asheville Outlets! Plus an ice cream cake!
- Emmett Farrell, rising 3rd grader!
- Orrin Melonas, rising 4th grader!
Honorable Mentions *Receive an Ice Cream Cake from The Hop!
- Roscoe Friedman, rising K
- Shepard Farrell, rising K
- Etta Sindy, rising 3rd grader
Middle School (5th, 6th, and 7th graders): Awarded a beautiful, fuzzy throw blanket and handmade journal!
- Emaline Penny, rising 7th grade
- Tess Johansson, rising 7th grade
Most Pages Read by an Adult (age 18 and beyond!): In addition to the huge satisfaction of being an outstanding model to young readers, Cristal Palamo Ramos receives a full family pass to Odyssey’s junior Olympic-sized pool for the 2024 season (valued at $400+), plus an Odyssey child’s large size sweatshirt.