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Joliet Rotary donates dictionaries to D. 86 students

Will County Auditor Duffy Blackburn and Rotary member and Valerie Devine from the Rialto Square Theatre join Woodland students (from left) Jezabel Herrara, Monica Reyes and Eduardo Arriaga for a picture with the dictionaries.
Will County Auditor Duffy Blackburn and Rotary member and Valerie Devine from the Rialto Square Theatre join Woodland students (from left) Jezabel Herrara, Monica Reyes and Eduardo Arriaga for a picture with the dictionaries.

The Joliet Rotary Club who donated over 1,150 dictionaries to all Joliet Public Schools District 86 third grade students.

Members of the club also shared the Rotary Four-Way Test with the third grade students at T.E. Culbertson, M.J. Cunningham, Eisenhower, Farragut, Forest Park Individual Education, Thomas Jefferson, Edna Keith, A.O. Marshall, Pershing, Sator Sanchez, Carl Sandburg, Isaac Singleton, Taft, Lynne Thigpen and Woodland Elementary Schools, looked up words in the dictionaries, and even found the longest word in the English Language (1,909 letters).

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