Bike for Books Program Rewards Students for Reading
For every five books a student reads they are given an entry to the bike drawing at 17 participating Pinellas County Schools including a few in the Largo area.
A few lucky students at 17 schools throughout Pinellas County including a few in Largo were given bikes today as part of the Horace Mann Insurance 'Bike for Books' program.
The program, according to a news release from the Pinellas County School District, encourages reading by giving student an opportunity to win a bike.
For every five books a student reads, they are given an entry to the bike drawing. There is a drawing for each semester at participating schools with one bike for a girl and one bike for a boy, according to a release.
Starting at 9:30 a.m. Tuesday, representatives from Horace Mann Insurance and the school district visited 17 Pinellas County schools including:
- Belleair Elementary
- Ponce De Leon Elementary
- Ridgecrest Elementary
- High Point Elementary
- Pinellas Park Middle School
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