Students Get Copies of ‘The Last Akaway’

Highland Park resident Richard Lena (back left) holds up a copy of "The Last Akaway" with with Readers 2 Learners students and director Norma Nelson. (Photo: Courtesy of Martha Tiller)
Highland Park resident Richard Lena (back left) holds up a copy of “The Last Akaway” with with Readers 2 Learners students and director Norma Nelson. (Photo: Courtesy of Martha Tiller)

Richard Collins, CEO of Dallas-based education company¬†Istation, recently provided copies of “The Last Akaway” to the Readers 2 Learners program as a gift.

The award-winning book was published by Brattle Publishing Group, whose co-founder and managing director Richard Lena is seen here with program participants. Lena is also a Highland Park resident.

Shown here are: Readers 2 Learners director Norma Nelson (front left), Syenna Pasillas, Richard Lena (back left,), Antonio Medellin, and Angel Catro.

Readers 2 Learners works with children ages 3 to 10 in West Dallas and aims to help them succeed in school.

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