Southern Maryland Celebrities Share Stories with Children


Celebrity readers share favorite stories periodically with preschoolers at the St. Charles Children’s Learning Center at the College of Southern Maryland. A collection of YouTube videos of the celebrity readers, including chairman and CEO of Community Bank of Tri-County Mike Middleton, former Charles County Public School music educator and past president of the Charles County Arts Alliance Robert Rausch, Marine and CSM student Vincent Juarez, CEO of the Southern Maryland Electric Cooperative (SMECO) Austin Joseph Slater Jr. and author Martha Lane, pictured, a former educator with Prince George’s County schools is available online. Visit for a playlist of celebrity readers ready to captivate with stories of inch worms, love bugs, caterpillars and magic. For information on the children’s learning center, visit