Nominations for the next Literacy Champion are being accepted and the Children's Reading Foundation of the Mid-Columbia is encouraging residents to submit names for the award.
The winner will be announced and honored at the Read To Lead Breakfast on April 17.
Brian Ace, the foundation's executive director, said anyone is eligible to be nominated -- from educators to community members involved in literacy efforts.
Nominations will be accepted until 5 p.m. March 9. Nominations can be submitted through a online form at tricityherald.wufoo.com/forms/literacy-champion.