Ann LePage, wife of Gov. Paul LePage, has donated 100 books to Acadia Academy at 12 Westminster St. in Lewiston. Above, from left: First-grader Hannah Burnham, kindergartner Gwen Pare, third-grader Caleb Robichaud and second-grader Rowen Pulkkinen get a look Monday at some of the new books. Ann LePage, who was not at the school Monday, receives 500 books each year from education publishing company Scholastic Corp. to distribute to five different schools. Julie Colello, principal of Acadia Academy, said the charter school’s students attend school year-round and the books will be used during the school’s summer reading program. (Daryn Slover/Sun Journal)

First-grader Hannah Burnham, left, kindergarten student Gwen Pare, third-grader Caleb Robichaud and second-grader Rowen Pulkkinen get a look at the 100 books donated to Acadia Academy by First Lady Ann LePage in Lewiston on Monday. The wife of Gov. Paul LePage receives 500 books each year from the education publishing company Scholastic Corp. to hand out to five different schools, said Anne LePage’s assistant Barbara Claudel. Acadia Academy principal Julie Colello said the charter school’s students go to school year round and the books will be used during the school’s summer reading program. (Daryn Slover/Sun Journal)


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