First 5 Lex salutes Book Madness winner and community champions
First 5 Lex, a communitywide initiative that promotes school readiness, congratulated Lexington Fire Chief Kristin Chilton on winning its 2019 Book Madness. Her entry, which featured “Pete the Cat: Rocking in My School Shoes” and a couple dozen recruits, bested Liberty Elementary Principal Gerry Brooks and “The Velveteen Rabbit” in the finals of the video challenge, in which web viewers voted on their favorites. The final showdown reached nearly 30,000 people on social media and drew nearly 3,000 votes. Read more here.