2019 Truckload of Books - Press Release

Posted by Heather Smith on Apr 26, 2019 8:38:59 AM

Sticker cropped for blogReading Month has come and gone, and so has another successful Truckload of Books contest. With one year under our belt and the support of our amazing partners, over the first few weeks of May we will be delivering 45 Tonka-size truckloads of books to teachers and students all across the state.

The random winners will receive 14 books about construction, building, architecture and engineering that best fit their classroom’s reading level. Michigan Construction's goal is to get more construction-related books into Michigan classrooms and in front of young readers. We are proud to provide these books to a range of Pre-K to 4th grade classrooms all over the state.

truck 5Every teacher who entered our Truckload of Books contest is a winner. All 700 teachers who entered will receive one free construction-related book for their classrooms. In total, we will give away over 1,300 books across the state.

All of us at Michigan Construction, as well as our partners, believe it is important to get in front of children at an early age to both educate and get them excited about the possibilities of careers in the construction industry. Over the next few weeks our supporting construction companies all across Michigan will be personally visiting local classrooms to deliver the winning truckloads and engage with the kids as a special guest reader.

Without the support of our Truckload Sponsors and Free Book Sponsors, we would not have been able to give away more than four times the number of truckloads than we did in 2018. See below for a list of those sponsors as well as the 2019 Truckload of Books contest winners!

If you have any questions about the program please email Heather Smith at: heather@michiganconstruction.com

Check back in January 2020 to enter next year’s Truckload of Books contest.

Classroom School
Henderson Amerman Elementary
Buckley Arborwood
Nora Aspen Ridge Elementary School
Pavlawk Auburn Elementary
Ockert Baldwin Heights Elementary
Astalos Bennie Elementary
Paholak Beverly Elementary School
Stoll Big Rock Elementary School
Wirth Brown
Montgomery-Thibault Brown Elementary
Crankshaw Burns Park Elementary
Novak Coleman Community Schools
Frydrych Collins Elementary
Laverty Farwell Elementary
Jenks George Long Elementary
McMillen Gier Park Elementary
Hahn Grant
Abbs Grass Lake
Strohpaul Grayling Elementary School
Woodruff Great Oaks Elementary
Jones Harrington Elementary
Field Kolb
Meyersieck L’Anse Creuse Public Schools
Barker Lafayette Elementary
Eisnor Lake Hills Elementary
Emmons List Elementary
Sinclair Loon Lake Elementary
Bucholtz MacGregor Elementary GSRP
Achinger Mohawk Elementary
Jones Montabella Elementary
Figgins North Aurelius
Charboneau North Ohio Elementary
Fischer Oak ridge elementary
Ambrose Rosy Mound Elementary
Cross Salina Elementary School
Wheeler Sandusky Community Schools
DeAguero Sherwood elementary
Dakin Southeastern Elementary
Hilla Southwest elementray school
Burtchett Steepletown Preschool
Guikema Stocking Elementary School, GRPS
Weingartz Townline Elementary
Fabbro Vassar
Kruse Vowles Elementary
Freedberg Wilkshire Early Childhood Center

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