2/3 of students who cannot read proficiently by the end of 4th grade will end up in jail or on welfare.
Source(s): National Institute for Literacy, National Center for Adult Literacy, The Literacy Company, U.S. Census Bureau


December 13, 2017

Katie Cochran, a senior on the basketball team at Big Walnut High School is our student-athlete of the week. Katie is passionate about paying it forward in her community and is always the first one to volunteer when it comes to reading the Hog Mollies books to kids! She plans to continue her basketball career at the collegiate level and major in nursing.

Katie shares, “I’m excited to be a part of The 2nd & Foundation reading program because it allows me and other athletes to give back to the community and impact our youth.”