Elementary Students Get Special Visitors


Tuesday, March 11th 2008, 5:22 pm
By: News On 6


A dynamic duo that worked at the Super Bowl visited a Tulsa school on Tuesday to celebrate the importance of reading. Shirley is a highly trained Bomb Detection K-9 with the Tulsa County Sheriff's Office. She and her human partner read a story to Cherokee Elementary students.

They also handed out literacy posters to reward good readers with perfect attendance. The event was part of the Tulsa County Sheriff's partnership to promote education.

"It's very important. It's hard to be a success in life if you can't read," said Deputy Tracey Breeden with the Tulsa County Sheriff's Office.

The students won a contest to be featured on the poster.

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