2013 STAR Awards College Volunteer Group: WMU’s America Reads program

Apr 30, 2013   //   by Libby   //   College Group, STAR Awards  //  No Comments

WMU students work with elementary students through America Reads Program

Photo by Sam Zomer

By Fran Wilcox | The Kalamazoo Gazette

Western Michigan University students who participate in the America Reads Program go above and beyond to help local elementary students, said Carly Wiggins, director of volunteer services for Communities in Schools of Kalamazoo.

“They go beyond their scheduled shift to offer additional help to students,” Wiggins said. “Over Western’s spring break, they will still come in to meet with students. …. Their commitment to the kids is really admirable.”

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