During the event, Shawnee students read stories, lead organized, interactive activities, and shared a love of reading.
Students and staff members used the lyrics of songs to promote discussion about equality, social justice, perspectives, empathy, and what can be done at Shawnee and in the community.
The event attracted numerous veterans and current service-members to Lakes Coffee and were able to enjoy a free, take-out beverage after mentioning the Shawnee Yellow Ribbon Club.
The award honors senior high-school and college athletes who have been recognized as high achieving in academics, student leadership, service, and athletics.
Samantha Thomas was selected as one of the most musically talented students who were selected from the Eastern region of the U.S.