AUBURN – Freshmen enrolled in Auburn University’s Liberal Arts and the Public Good Learning Community spent spring semester discussing and learning first-hand how reading enriches the human experience. They recently found out they had earned more than just a grade for their efforts.
As their final project, the students wrote grant applications for a total of $2,000 to be used to provide books to area preschoolers. The Community Foundation of the Chattahoochee Valley and the Central Alabama Community Foundation has notified the students that their grant applications have been approved. The grant funds will be used to buy books for distribution to preschoolers in Chambers and Macon counties through class partner, Jean Dean Reading is Fundamental of Opelika.