Athletics Dept. To Participate In NV Reading Week
Feb. 24, 2012
LAS VEGAS (UNLVRebels.com) - Representatives from UNLV Athletics will serve as guest readers at more than 20 local schools during Nevada Reading Week, which runs from Monday, Feb. 27 - Friday, March 2.
UNLV Athletics Director Jim Livengood and Runnin' Rebel head coach Dave Rice are scheduled to read to students at Steve Schorr Elementary on Monday, Feb. 27, at 10 a.m., while head football coach Bobby Hauck and his entire coaching staff are set to visit schools on Wednesday, Feb. 29, at 10:30 a.m. Hauck will be encouraging students at Crestwood Elementary.
Nevada Reading Week was established in 1987 as a statewide initiative for Nevada teachers and librarians to celebrate reading through shared thematic activities. Youth reading represents a key area of focus for the community outreach efforts of UNLV Athletics.
For more information, please contact UNLV Athletics' Director of Community Relations Bridget Byrne at 702-275-1124.