In celebration of Dr. Seuss and Read Across America Week, Poquoson Elementary School and Poquoson Primary school welcomed 22 men from the community and school division to read in every classroom. The annual Real Men Read activity is sponsored by the Poquoson Education Foundation. Each gentleman shared a book and chatted with the students as part of the day's opening.
First row L to R: Pat McCormick (Scientist), Lt. Kelly Waddell (PPD), Janet Harper (PPS Principal), Randy Wheeler (City Manager), Lt. Gregory Deaver (PPD), Charles French (Program Coordinator), Anna Burger (Author), Kim Gryszko (PPS AP), Dr. Jennifer Parrish (Superintendent), Tom Stephens (Exchange Pres.)
Second row: Dr James Earley (Pastor-Tabernacle), Jessica Hartley (Librarian), Chief Joseph Breeden (Poq Fire/Rescue), Steve Yakshe (PEF), Jeff Sylvia (Commissioner of Revenue), Carey Freeman (Vice Mayor), Jeremy Jordan (School Bd.), Brandon Ratliff (PCPS Administrator),
Third row: Steve Clarke (City Treasurer), Bob Kukich (Kiwanis Pres.) David Hux (City Councilman), George Yeager (PHS AP), Ed Harper (Lions), Todd Perelli (PCPS Administrator)