Congratulations to Rebecca Houston and Franklin Academy. Last semester, Rebecca Houston, Franklin’s School Librarian, completed a grant application to the Laura Bush Foundation for America’s Libraries. As a result, they received the Laura Bush Foundation for America’s Libraries Award. Franklin Academy was awarded $6,800 to buy new books for the library.
“Congratulations to the schools and libraries that have been awarded a 2016 Laura Bush Foundation for America’s Libraries grant!” said Mrs. Laura Bush. “With this grant, your librarian will order new books and materials for your school – something everyone can enjoy. I challenge every student to build your reading skills during the summer break and come back to your new and improved school library ready to learn next year. ” To find out more about the grant visit www.laurabushfoundation.org.