Nevada, Iowa - Iowa State student-athletes helped to celebrate National Teen Read Week by visiting eighth grade language arts classes at Nevada Middle School.* The athletes spent time looking at the students' reading logs, signing autographs and talking about the importance of reading and answering questions.* Karen Ross was one of the eighth grade teachers who invite the student-athletes to her classroom annually during National Teen Read Week.* Ross said she enjoyed watching her students interact with the student-athletes because the kids look to them as role models.*

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