promote reading, the Ben Carson Reading Room is the perfect place for kids to develop a love and habit of life long reading.”
There are currently over 180 Ben Carson Reading Rooms nationwide in 23 states and Washington, D. C. With the addition of West Side and Tiger Creek, Catoosa County is now home to three reading rooms, the other being at Cloud Springs Elementary.
Tiger Creek Elementary in Ringgold had a similar ceremony Monday morning to recognize its room.
The camp is sponsored through a generous donation from the Holland Family Foundation and facilitated/ managed by the Carson Scholars Fund.
Candy Carson, wife of U.S. Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Ben Carson, helps cut the ribbon to officially open the Carson Reading Room.