Cowboys/Cowgirls Volunteer For READ ACROSS AMERICA

Feb. 29, 2000

LARAMIE, Wyo. -

Thursday, March 2 is a special day for school kids all over the country.It's Dr. Suess's birthday and for the past three years the NEA, NationalEducation Association, has sponsored "READ ACROSS AMERICA" on this day.Athletes, politicians, entertainers, and educators come into the schools toread to kids. This year the University of Wyoming is participating in this special day again!

A cross section of male/female athletes (listed below) from different sports willread at Indian Paintbrush Elementary. Athletes will read their favorite Dr.Suess book to classes and then enjoy birthday cake with the elementary students.

Women's Golf      Mimi UrishMen's Basketball  Justin FrenchTennis            Shirley Mendoza                  Melanie Roberts                  Lindsay McPhailMen's Golf        Reed Lende                  Daivd Hearn                  Jacob HunterSoccer            Kelly McShane                  Rachael Brink                  Meredith Russo                  Anne Maddock                  Nan Sommer                  Sarah KuyperVolleyball        Melody Friehauf                  Rachel Lau