Mt. Pleasant, S.C. (WCIV) — Student Council at Laing Middle School in Mt. Pleasant sponsored a book drive as part of Read Across America Week.
The school collected 2,722 books, according to the CCSD Facebook page, that's the most ever collected by a school.
The books were collected to benefit Book Angels, a non-profit dedicated to children's literacy promoting regular reading habits among at-risk, low income children in grades pre K-8.