Sepulveda, Diaz Honor Summer Readers

Sepulveda, Diaz Honor Summer Readers|Sepulveda, Diaz Honor Summer Readers
Assemblyman Sepulveda (l) and Senator Diaz (r) celebrated with this year’s summer reading scholars and their families.
Photo by Bob Kappstatter

Assemblyman Luis Sepulveda and Senator Ruben Diaz, Sr. hosted a celebration at the New York Botanical Garden on Saturday, September 30 for youngsters who completed the Summer Reading Challenge by reading at least 15 minutes a day for approximately 40 days while on school break.

The winners received certificates of recognition from senators Diaz, Jeff Klein and Marisol Alcantara; assembly members Sepulveda, Marcos Crespo and Michael Blake; Mayor de Blasio; Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie; Borough President Ruben Diaz, Jr.; Congressman Adriano Espaillat and Community Board 9.

An artist expertly painted one of the summer scholars’ faces during the celebration.
Photo by Bob Kappstatter

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