Chapter 3: Randall Reflects On How SMART Reading Changed His Life

SMART Reading student, Randall, as an adult

To read the the first installment of Randall’s story, click here. For the second installment, click here

Today, reflecting on his experience in SMART Reading, Randall credits the program as something that boosted his self-confidence and gave him much-needed support and encouragement in the face of a challenging school life. Yes, the reading was important, but Randall’s memory is also about the relationship he developed with his volunteer and the boost it gave him – the reminder that he is wonderful just the way he is.