Target Corporation and The Heart of America Foundation in partnership with H.J. Russell & Company unveiled a $100,000 state-of-the-art library makeover Friday, November 2, 2012 at Carter G. Woodson Primary School.
Participating in the ribbon-cutting ceremony were board members Byron Amos and Brenda Muhammad, APS Associate Superintendent Steve Smith, and Target Store Manager Donna Stalter. Woodson Interim Principal Susan Crim-McClendon alowell as Carla Daniels, our 2012-2013 Elementary School Teacher of the Year and educator at Woodson Primary also participated in the event. The library features 2,000 new books, as well as furniture, carpet, shelves and a complete technology upgrade, including new computers and iPads.
As part of the makeover, each student received seven new books to take home for his or her personal collection.
A big THANK YOU to our corporate sponsors for giving the students of Woodson Elementary a safe place to read, learn and discover.