ODESSA, Texas (Nexstar)- Pease Elementary students now have a new book vending machine, thanks to Atmos Energy.
The new Bookworm Vending Machine will enhance the Bookworms Literacy Program funded by the Education Foundation by offering additional reading options to students at Pease.
“We are so excited to bring the students at Pease a Bookworm Vending Machine and are so grateful to our partners at Atmos Energy for their donation,” states Celeste Potter, Education Foundation Director. “This is a great compliment to our Bookworms Literacy Program that currently provides students in grades Pre-K through 1st grade with a new book each month. Research shows that books in the home has a positive payoff in improved test scores so any opportunity to get books in the hands of our students is a win.”