Nicholas Benanzer reprioritized his free time to help Union’s Grove Elementary School top all other area schools in the number of books read in the Gathering Place’s Reading Tree Challenge.
“One thing I had to set to the side was TV. It distracts me from other things,” said the 7-year-old. “I also had to resist playing with my friend across the street, because I would play with him a ton.”
Nicholas alone read more than 400 of the 121,307 books logged by Grove’s 575 students.
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