Rotarians “Read Across America”

Read Across America 2016

Rotarians Mary Ellen Samatulski and Linda Holmes flank Bradley School reading teacher Cathy Pomeroy.

Derby-Shelton Rotarians went back to school for the month of March by spending time in Derby and Shelton classrooms reading to students in Kindergarten through third grade. The Club purchase a variety of grade appropriate books for the Rotarians to read to the students. At the end of the sessions, the books were donated to the schools for their libraries. The hard work of coordinating the project was done by Rotarian Kim Ryan Caro. This year’s titles were:

  • Rainbow Fish
  • The Giving Tree
  • The Invisible Boy
  • Kindness is Cooler, Mrs. Ruler

The schools participating  and those who read there this year were:

  • Booth Hill: Doug LaMonte, Tom Wilson, Mary Ellen Samatulski and Lisa Bisson
  • Elizabeth Shelton: Jennifer Cohen Shawna Vallillo, Brendan Carey, Porter McKinnon
  • Long Hill: Shaye Roscoe, Judy Gulish, Eunice Lisk
  • Mohegan: Lisa Bisson, Veronica Parsloe, Ron East 
  • Sunnyside: Silvia Rodriguez, John Zseller, Pat Carey, Chris Clouet
  • St. Joseph: Al Patuzzi
  • St. Lawrence: Ernie Luise, Jen Champagne
  • Bradley: Linda Holmes, MaryEllen Samatulski
  • St. Mary/St. Michael: Julie Blackman, Jack Walsh 
  • Irving: Pat Tarasovic, Mike Wynne, Diane Stroman 
Chris Clouet

Shelton Superintendent and Derby-Shelton Rotarian Chis Clouet at Sunnyside school

Shaye Roscoe at Sunnyside School

Shaye Roscoe at Sunnyside School


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