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Athletics: Student-Athletes Organize “Reading In Red” Bus Tour To Acadiana Area Schools

STUDENT-ATHLETES ORGANIZE "READING IN RED" BUS TOUR TO ACADIANA AREA SCHOOLS

LAFAYETTE – University of Louisiana at Lafayette student-athletes from all sports will be participating in a bus tour to promote literacy and give back to local elementary schools on April 14-17, 2014.  Student-athletes will be visiting 15 elementary schools throughout the Acadiana area, and reading Jady Regard’s book Born to Be a Ragin’ Cajun to the elementary school students. 

Schools being visited this semester include: Ascension Episcopal School, Cathedral Carmel School, First Baptist Christian School, S.J. Montgomery Elementary, St. Genevieve Catholic School, Holy Family Catholic School, St. Leo-Seton Catholic School, J Wallace James Elementary, Woodvale Elementary, Plantation Elementary, Alice Boucher World Languages Academy, JW Faulk Elementary, Our Lady of Fatima School, Broadmoor Elementary and Prairie Elementary School.

Student-athletes hope that the tour will spark greater interest in reading, leadership and athletics, encouraging elementary students to develop a well-balanced lifestyle that includes equal emphasis on academics and physical activity.

"Reading in Red" Bus Tour is organized by the University of Louisiana at Lafayette Student-Athlete Advisory Committee. 

For more information, contact the UL Lafayette Athletic Compliance Office at (337) 482-5195.

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Matt Sullivan
Sports Information Director
Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns
University of Louisiana at Lafayette
Cox Communications Athletic Center
201 Reinhardt Drive
Lafayette, LA 70506-4297
Office – (337) 482-6330
Mobile – (985) 981-0009
Twitter – @MattSulli123