Elementary

Scholastic names SA’s first All-Star reader

Scholastic names SA’s first All-Star reader

Reading does pay off! Just ask Beacon Hill Elementary fourth grader Daniel Guerrero.

The San Antonio ISD elementary student became the first-ever San Antonio student to be receive the All-Star Award by book publishing giant Scholastic at a ceremony on April 16, 2013.

Only 12 students in the nation are awarded the All-Star Award.

The young reader won over $1,000 in prize money for participating in the Scholastic System 44 All-Star program. His teacher, Erin Pawlicki, also received $1,000 of Scholastic credit.

According to the district, 52 SAISD campuses use Scholastic’s Read 180 or System 44 programs, or both. The annual All-Star Awards contest is open to students in the 3rd through 12th grades.

Congratulations to both Daniel and his teacher!

Read the entire story at SAISD News.
Learn more about Scholastic System 44 program.

Photo Courtesy: San Antonio Independent School District
Beacon Hill Elementary School 4th-grader Daniel Guerrero receives a $1,200 prize check from Scholastic account executive Jack Darden (left), with SAISD administrator Vangie Aguilera and Clifford the Big Red Dog at their side.