Over One Hundred Students Reached The 300 Mile Marker
Granite Quarry Elementary School recently wrapped up the “Driven to Read” reading incentive program. Over one hundred students reached the 300 mile marker, which required that each student read for a total of 4,500 minutes during the school year. The entire school body read 108,382 miles for a grand total school wide of 1,625,730 minutes. Students earned 1 mile for every 15 minutes spent reading. National spokesperson Dusty Davis stated, “I am really impressed with how successful the program was at Granite Quarry this year! I would also like to thank the Granite Quarry PTA for their support.”
Dusty Davis Will Return To The Martinsville Speedway
NASCAR Camping World Series driver Dusty Davis will return to the Martinsville Speedway this weekend to race in the Kroger 250, where last year Davis ran as high as five place prior to a late race incident.
Davis Will Debut In Truck Series This Week
Dusty Davis will make his Daytona debut in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series this week. The 19 year old rookie driver from Las Vegas, Nevada ran a limited schedule in the NCWTS last year, this coming year Davis hopes to secure sponsorship enabling him to run a full season so he can contend for the Rookie of the Year Championship.
Granite Quarry Students Are Truly Driven To Read!
Granite Quarry students are truly Driven to Read this year! Books are being read, teachers are having conferences, minutes are being calculated, and those miles keep adding up! Granite students were surprised by a visit from Dusty Davis, NASCAR Camping World Series driver and Dylan Smith, NASCAR Drive for Diversity driver on Wednesday, December 21. These “Reading Racers” encouraged students to keep on reading and reach their goals! On Thursday, December 22 each homeroom sent their high mileage reader to a “Pizza with Dusty” party!