Southern Ute Indian Montessori Academy teacher, Danielle Burns reads aloud to the attentive Sibrya Larry during the children’s book event held at Southern Ute Multi-Purpose Facility, Tuesday, May, 22.
Students received free books ranging from Kinder to eighth grade reading levels.
Members of the Southern Ute Tribal Council, Southern Ute educational staff, and Ignacio students gather together for a photo with book donors from KPMG accounting firm. KPMG partnered with the Southern Ute Growth Fund and the Southern Ute Education Department to bring free books to the community as part of their ‘Family for Literacy’ project in the Four Corners region.
SUIMA teachers, MaryJo Owens and Shawna Steffler, share a moment together at the literacy awareness event, where book were made available, free of charge to Southern Ute families.
Councilman Cedric Chavez pays a visit to the Free Book event hosted at the Southern Ute Multi-Purpose Facility.