Lynette Atwater - Community Member
“Volunteerism makes Public Education Strong!
I have been a Reading Pal to Pre-K students at West Jacksonville Elementary School for the past 2 and half years - this is my 3rd year. I was so proud of the learning accomplishment of the students when I attended their graduation and heard how they improved with their knowledge of their letters, numbers, shapes and colors. When we first started the year several of the children were not proficient in this knowledge. To see that our labor was not in vain was a beautiful experience.Even if you don't have children currently in school, contributing to the success of the children makes education strong as well as builds strong communities.”