Tulsa school students get books as gifts

Friday, December 21st 2001, 12:00 am
By: News On 6

Bank of America is giving the gift of reading this holiday season. Members of "Team Bank of America" made a stop by Tulsa's Springdale Elementary School Friday to donate more than 500 books to the boys and girls. This was a part of their adopt a school program.

Their goal is to encourage children to keep reading, even when they're not in school. Tom Shirley, Bank of America President, Oklahoma: "We hope that the kids will, with this small little token and gift, learn that reading is fun." Tulsa Public Schools Superintendent, Dr David Sawyer also stopped by for a story reading assembly, and encouraged the students to keep up the good work.