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Members of the Women’s Western Athletic Conference Basketball teams to guest read at Wynn and Roundy Elementary Schools – Read to Succeed

 Las Vegas – Henderson, NV (March 10, 2015) – Spread the Word Nevada (STWN), the largest children’s literacy non-profit in the State has partnered with the Western Athletic Conference (WAC) and its Student-Athlete Advisory Committee and the Clark County School District (CCSD) on a literacy project and event at Wynn and Roundy Elementary Schools – Read to Succeed.

Who:              Spread the Word Nevada, WAC and CCSD

What:             Members of the women’s basketball teams from each college represented in the tournament will be sharing their experiences of being student athletes and how reading is the foundation to their success. They will also read an inspirational book and assist in distributing books to each student in both schools.

Two local elementary schools will be participating in the school-wide book distribution (2,000 books) and the Read to Succeed event – Wynn and Roundy.

When:         Thursday, March 12 from 9:30am – 10:30am (both schools)

Where:       Elaine Wynn Elementary School – 5655 Edna Ave, LV, NV 89146

Dr. C Owen Roundy Elementary School – 2755 Mohawk St., LV, NV 89146


About Spread the Word Nevada

Spread the Word Nevada, Inc., is a children’s literacy nonprofit, 501(c) (3) dedicated to advancing early childhood literacy by placing books into the hands and homes of children within Southern Nevada’s at-risk, low income communities. While developing a love of reading, these libraries promote future academic achievement and self-confidence, which impacts lifelong success.  Since 2001, Spread the Word Nevada has distributed more than 3 million gently used and new books to approximately 387,000 low-income youth in Southern Nevada. Please visit to learn more about program details or call at (702) 564-7809. Follow us on Facebook and Twitter.


Media contact:

Vicki Soares