Guest Readers Visit MVES for Read Across America Week

Mt. Vernon Elementary School kicked-off Read Across America week on Monday, March 2nd. Several guest readers have visited throughout the week and shared their favorite stories with students.


Technology Assistant Dawson Nicely read to Mrs. Charon Burton’s class.

Angie Adams

Angie Adams read to Mrs. Paula Cowan’s Class.

Carrie Ballinger

Director of Student Services Carrie Ballinger read to Mrs. Sheena Settles’ preschool class.

Cat in the Hat

Mrs. Paula Cowan, Mrs. Charon Burton aka The Cat in the Hat and Mrs. Linda Durham

Chris Settles

Chris Settles read to Mrs. Sheena’s preschool class.

Eliza York-Hansel

Eliza York-Hansel read to Mrs. Charon Burton’s class.

Josh Martin

Josh Martin read to Mrs. Kathy Price’s class.


Phil Hull-Brown read to Mrs. Jamie Bryant’s class.

Regina Hull-Brown

Regina Hull-Brown read to Mrs. Jamie Bryant’s class.

Stormie Mullins

Stormie Mullins

Trooper Adam Hensley

Trooper Adam Hensley for reading to Mrs Parkey’s 4th grade class.

Vanessa Bullock Reads

Mrs. Vanessa Bullock read to Mrs. Kristy Parkey’s class.

Joe Rush

Mt. Vernon Police Officer Joe Rush read to Mrs. Kathy Price’s class.

Pam Chaliff

Pam Chaliff from the Rockcastle County Public Library

Jason Coguer

Instructional Supervisor Jason Coguer read “Oh The Places You”ll Go” to second and fifth grade classes. Mr. Coguer also discussed with classes the importance of working hard, practicing until you get it right, and doing your best.

Travis Brenda

State Representative Travis Brenda read a book to MVES 5th grade and answered questions about being a state representative.

Tom Atkin

Safety Coordinator read to Mrs. Kelli Asher’s class.

Josh Bray

City Administrator Josh Bray read to Mrs. Jamie Bryant’s class.

Mrs. Mattingly

Instructional Supervisor Jennifer Mattingly read to Mrs. Robin Bowman’s class.

Cliff Mullins Reading

Mt Vernon City Councilman Cliff Mullins read “The Butter Battle Book” by Dr. Seuss to Ms. Sara Coguer’s fifth grade class during Read Across America Week.

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