Shawe Memorial High School senior Julia Wise reads a Dr. Seuss book to second- graders Emmaline Leatherman, Lucas Stiver, Wesley Henderson, Sophia Ho and Zoe Bullock on Friday at Pope John XXIII Elementary School. The high school students were there in conjunction with the Read Across America program, sponsored locally by the Jefferson County Public Library. The high school students also provided goodie bags for each of the second-graders. (Staff photo by Ken Ritchie/