Rep Theis announces Summer Reading Contest for local students

center_img Lawmaker offers winning contestant chance to be a ‘Legislator for a Day’State Rep. Lana Theis, R-Brighton, is encouraging students to continue to read this summer after school gets out by hosting a local summer reading program.“This is a great opportunity to get students of all ages involved in the community and doing something positive with their time,” said Rep. Theis. “It is also another way for families and parents to get involved with their child’s education by enjoying some quality time reading a book together or recalling interesting facts that can broaden their topics of discussion.“The inner workings of state government are fascinating and there are so many different facets involved with the legislative process that this opportunity can really open a young person’s mind and influence their life goals positively.”The Summer Reading Contest guidelines for House District 42 are included in Rep. Theis’s customized bookmark, which can be picked up at your local library or school, and is available digitally on Rep. Theis’s website at www.RepLanaTheis.com.One lucky student and their family will  beinvited as special guests to accompany Rep. Theis at the State Capitol to experience life as a state lawmaker.Students in grades first through fifth are eligible to participate by reading ten or more books and filling in the necessary information on Rep. Theis’s Summer Bookmark. Each completed bookmark must be submitted and dropped in the designated contest box at your local library or local school on or before Tuesday, Sept. 1 in order to be considered for entry into the contest.Various schools and libraries throughout House District 42 will be notified of the contest to monitor the progress and assist in any way possible. Please contact your local library following the last day of school to obtain more information.Good luck to all students!#####last_img

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