Book Project



"Reading is to the mind what exercise is to the body

                                                           ~Richard Steele

2019 Book Project at Carroll T. Welch Elementary School

    A total of 950 books were distributed to students of C.T. Welch Elementary School. Assisting with the distribution were EPLVRTA members: Bobbie Estrada, Julieta Calderon, Barbara Tullius, Maria Baxley, Becky Martinez, Beverly Cooper, Sandy Hernandez, and Librarian, Suzanne Ritchey.


   Photos by J. Moreno, Clint ISD Public Relations 

 In an attempt to promote literacy and encourage reading our annual book project provides area lower valley elementary school students with a book of their own. The following elementary schools have received books from EPLVRTA:


          School Logo Clint I.S.D.  San Elizario I.S.D.


 Surratt Elementary                   2007              118 books  

 Risinger Primary                       2008              400 books   

Sambrano Elementary               2009              450 books

 Surratt Elementary                    2010              993 books

Tornillo Elementary                    2011              815 books 

 Fabens Elementary                    2012           1,192 books

Surratt Elementary                      2013           1,047 books

Sambrano Elementary                 2014             525 books

Tornillo Elementary                      2015             786 books  

Fabens Elementary Schools        2016           1,082 books

Surratt Elementary School           2017           1,035 books

Montana Vista Elementary           2018              671 books

C.T. Welch Elementary                 2019             950 books

Total………………..……...............……….......…10,064 books

If you are interested in donating books or assisting with our book project  please contact Julieta Calderon @ or Maria Baxley

2019-2020  Book Committee members:  Anita Cordero, Mary Franco, Dawn Hocking, Raymond and Julie Jones, Becky Martinez, Helen Rojas, Beverly Vinson, Julie Wilson, and Julieta Calderon (chair)