12/19/2013 6:51 PM
by Courtney Rosemond
SPANISHBURG - Students at one Mercer County school are getting tool to help with their education.
Third graders at Spanishburg Elementary received a personal copy of Webster's Dictionary Thursday.
The event is part of a nationwide program called the Dictionary Project, which provides a free dictionary to every third grade student across the country. The project, now in its eighth year has awarded nearly 5000 books to Mercer County students.
Local donations were made possible by the Rotary Clubs of Princeton and Bluefield along with Concord University and Bluefield State College all schools in Mercer County participated in the event.