Illiteracy has become such a serious problem in our country that 44 million adults are now unable to read a simple story to their children.
Source(s): National Institute for Literacy, National Center for Adult Literacy, The Literacy Company, U.S. Census Bureau

STUDENT-ATHLETE OF THE WEEK, ASHLEE SCOTT

December 02, 2019


Ashlee Scott is our Student-Athlete of the Week! As an 11th grader at Defiance High School in Ohio, she is a member of the softball, soccer and track teams. Ashlee volunteers at various special events put on by the New Heights Educational Group. In this capacity, she shares the importance of reading and education with young readers in the Defiance area. Ashlee was nominated for her efforts in giving back to her community through volunteering, raising donations and raising awareness for various causes. She has a passion for children and giving to those less fortunate. Ashlee aspires to become an elementary school teacher. 

Congratulations, Ashlee, and thank you for your commitment to Tackling Illiteracy!