Media Advisory
From the Office of State Senator Leticia Van de Putte

For Immediate Release
March 23, 2006
Contact: Tiffany Hunt, (210) 733-6604

Texas Senator Leticia Van de Putte celebrates Read Across America

(SAN ANTONIO, TX) -- On Friday, March 24, Senator Leticia Van de Putte will participate in Read Across America by reading to 2nd grade students at Riverside Park Academy, located at 202 School Street. The Senator will be on site from 8:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. in the Leadership Room.

The National Education Agency's (NEA) Read Across America is a reading awareness program that calls for children across all communities to celebrate reading in conjunction with Dr. Seuss's birthday.

Senator Leticia Van de Putte said, "As a state senator and a mother of six, I consider it a privilege to do my part in motivating children to read. Reading is not only a central aspect of student achievement, but it can also serve as a source of lifelong success and pleasure."

For media related inquiries, please contact Tiffany Hunt at (210) 733-6604.