Literacy luncheon hosts nearly 400 guests

JACKSON, Tenn. — A local chapter of a teacher sorority held their inaugural luncheon to help raise money for their scholarship foundation.

Screen Shot 2016-03-05 at 5.10.42 PMSaturday, Phi Delta Kappa hosted nearly 400 guests who came together in support of literacy and education improvement in Jackson-Madison County.

Special speakers presented at the luncheon as well as presentations from local students in the area.

“It’s about the importance of reading, the importance of libraries, the importance of study and research, and how all of those things impact us as individuals as we think creatively as we use our imagination,” Keynote speaker William Godwin said.

Students were also able to compete in an essay contest this afternoon for scholarships and other prizes.

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