Delaware school district promotes reading among boys

“Real Men Read” is the name of a special program being presented tonight at a local middle school, which is designed to encourage more boys and young men to read for fun.

The Appoquinimink School District’s fourth annual “Real Men Read” program is being held tonight at Alfred G. Waters Middle School, 1235 Cedar Lane Road in Middletown.  Students must come with a reading male role model such as a father, uncle, grandfather, older brother, etc.  Middletown High School grad and Major League Baseball player Dwayne Henry will deliver a keynote address.  A number of other creative writers, performers, artists, men with various careers and athletes will also be on hand for various presentations highlighting the joys of reading.  For more information contact a school librarian in the Appoquinimink District.  Dinner and snacks are available starting at 5:30 p.m.


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