In 2010 Greg Valentine, Osler Student
Scholar class of 2012, and Sean Paschall, Osler Student Scholar class of
2013 launched "Sir William Osler's Name That Book" program for third
and fourth grade Galveston elementary school students. The program
strives to instill a passion for self-directed learning through reading
and mentoring from medical students.
With support from the Galveston Independent School District, every
week medical students would go out to each school and worked with the
students to read the 35 books for the competition. The program
culminated in a district wide competition in which teams competed
to "Name That Book" from quotes pulled from the books they had been
reading with their mentors. The winning team has the honor of having their school's name engraved on a
Congratulations to Oppe Elementary School, winners of the 2018
Name That Book Competition! Kudos to Cindy Nguyen and Karen Zhang for all their hard work and
another successful year!!