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Perry High athletes become 'CheerREADERS'

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Posted: Wednesday, January 4, 2012 2:41 pm

Student-athletes at Chandler’s Perry High School are participating in a program to encourage reading to young children. CheeREADERS pairs a teen volunteer with an early reader for tutoring every Tuesday, through the middle of February.

More than 50 football and basketball players, as well as cheerleaders, have signed up to participate at the public library located on the campus. The National Association of County Governments awarded a 2011 Achievement Award to the program recently.

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