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Garfield Hosts “Real Men Read”

"Real Men Read" program at Garfield Elementary

On November 18th, numerous male role models visited Garfield Elementary students as part of the “Real Men Read” event. The visitors read to students and spoke about their occupations, required education for their jobs, and how they use reading in their everyday life. Readers included the following:

Barry Peiffer, Davenport Police
Dr. Art Tate, Davenport Superintendent of Schools
Frank Klipsch, Davenport Mayor
James Van Howe, Augustana Physics Professor
Jason Gordon, Davenport Alderman at Large
Seth Hankins, St. Ambrose College Student
David Rash, Retired Davenport Postmaster
Troy Robbins, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
Robert Leveridge, Pastor/Songwriter
Nate Wilson, Davenport Firefighter
Charles McKinley, St. Ambrose History Professor
Ryan Saddler, Director of Diversity & Student Disability Services, St. Ambrose
James Stratton, KWQC News Anchor/Reporter
Jon Flynn, Davenport School District Athletic Director
James Atkinson, Davenport Firefighter
Rick Liske Davenport Firefighter
Jabari Woods, Davenport School District Associate Director of Human Resources
Sgt. Zachary Palmer, U.S. Marine Corps