USHLI AnnouncesMay Tablet Raffle Winner
Alexander Sanchez, a student at The University of Missouri-Columbia, is theMay winner of USHLI's tablet raffle; a campaign to promote reading and tomake books more affordable to young students. After learning of hisselection Alexander said "Getting this tablet will help me study on the goinstead of having to lug around my laptop all the time. It will be a greatstudy aid. USHLI is great with empowering young leaders in the Hispaniccommunity in college and helps me get more professional leadership skillsthat will help outside of the classroom."Alexander's name was drawn from the list of individuals who USHLI. A winner will bedrawn every month. With this tablet, a student canaccess millions of books, magazines, songs, movies, TVshows, popular apps and games.
In announcing the campaign, USHLI President Dr. JuanAndrade said, "It is common knowledge that studentswho read more do better in school, transition easierfrom one grade level to the next, have a bettervocabulary and better language skills, are betterwriters and spellers, are more self-confident, dobetter on ACT and SAT scores, and are more likely to