Islanders Student-Athletes Take Part in Read to Achieve

CORPUS CHRISTI – Several student-athletes from Texas A&M – Corpus Christi took part in the Read to Achieve Program on Wednesday at Gloria Hicks Elementary School. Members of the cross country and men's basketball teams headed across town to hear from students about the books they have been reading recently.

Charlie Hurd and Kevin Lynch of the men's basketball team joined Alexandria Rossi and Brenna Pelzel of the cross country squad at the event. As part of the program, elementary students report on the books they read to partners in the community. 

The Read to Achieve Program is designed to help promote the love of reading in children through grade three.

Click here to photos from the event.