KNUE gives a "shout out" to the students of Career and Technical Education class at Tyler's Robert E. Lee. These guys have put in many hours of hard work, making handcrafted wooden bookcases for thousands of gently used books, which until now, have been packed away in cardboard boxes.

Two dozen Career and Technical Education (CTE) students from Robert E. Lee High School built the bookshelf for the Smith County Medical Society Alliance Book Fair Foundation. The bookshelf is one of several the students in Mr. Bobby Richardson’s construction class will build before the three-day book fair in April.

The biannual book fair raises an average of $16,000 for health career scholarships for students and community health projects. To date, the Book Fair Foundation has awarded more than $700,000 in scholarships. Incredible!

The collaboration between the CTE class and the Book Fair Foundation is just one of Tyler ISD’s Core Beliefs: Schools and communities have an enormous impact on students’ lives.

Calling all you "bookworms," make plans to attend the book fair and do your part to help raise money for scholarships. The book fair will be held April 4, 5 and 6 from 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. at 2004 Broussard Street in Tyler.

Way to go guys!