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Long County High School athletes read to children
Athletes Read
Long County High School student-athletes read the award-winning "The Snowy Day" to the children at Smiley Elementary School. - photo by Photo by Mike Riddle

Athletes from Long County High School showed their support for reading recently by reading to the kids at Smiley Elementary School.

The student-athletes’ part of "Read for the Record," was reading "The Snowy Day", whose central character, Peter, is based on a little boy from Liberty County. The book was written in 1962 by Ezra Jack Keats, and won the Caldecott Award in 1963.


The sports

represented were:

Cross country: Nick Moody, Kyle Sapwell and Brandon McManus

Boy’s track: Kendrick King, Brandon Akins and Anthony Roberts

Girl’s track: Ruth Francis, Raven Rose and Naomi Quadalupe

Cheerleading: Ariel Davis, Lexi Flournoy and Shaquella Nelson

Baseball: Clint Kennedy, Carlton Milton and Luke Golden

Girls basketball: Shamika Richardson, Jameka Boyd and Laura Clary

Boys basketball: Chris Larochester, Jaylan Futch and Jamal Anderson

Football: Jacob Turner, Marcus Williams and Dante Wright

Golf: Kimber Sapp

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