Wilkes-Barre Area School District presents award to United Way of Wyoming Valley

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The Wilkes-Barre Area School District recently presented United Way of Wyoming Valley with a special award for its work to help district students achieve greater success in school. The award was presented in recognition of United Way programs and initiatives at elementary schools in the district, including the Real Men Read, Turn the Page, and Nurse’s Pantry program, as well as other efforts to promote grade-level reading. From left, are Dr. Brian Costello, superintendent, Wilkes-Barre School District; and Dr. Rochelle Koury-Speier, Director of Administrative & Student Services, Wilkes-Barre Area School District; Jennifer Deemer, vice-president of Community Impact, United Way of Wyoming Valley; and Bill Jones, president and CEO, United Way of Wyoming Valley.

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