The Buddy Bench project was launched by Erika Lynch, teacher from Alanson Elementary School.
This project fosters partnership between local community members, families, and students.
The initiative includes recycling plastic bottle caps to be made into a buddy bench or table.
It is a special place for students to connect to read together and/or share stories, experiences and make new friends.
This was by far one of the most successful Michigan Reading Association council projects we have launched.
Video created by Erika Lynch, Alanson Elementary School
- Original news footage from 9 and 10 News: “Alanson Elementary School Collecting Caps For Kids” on October 9, 2018 by Catherine Emery, Regan Blissett
- Alanson Public School’s elementary students recycles for “A Bench for Caps” on February 11, 2019 by Cole Martens on Up North Live
- More than plastic: Alanson elementary students collect for a cause on February 14, 2019 by Jillian Fellows on the Petoskey News Review