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Pizza Hut Revives BOOK IT! Program for Alumni


October 3, 2014
by Suada Kolovic
Growing up, were you a Pizza Hut BOOK IT! kid? Who wasn’t? Their pizza-based incentive program helped motivate millions of young readers over the years and it’s back: To celebrate the 30th anniversary of its reading program, Pizza Hut is inviting alumni to participate in BOOK IT! one last time!

Growing up, were you a Pizza Hut BOOK IT! kid? Who wasn’t? Their pizza-based incentive program helped motivate millions of young readers over the years and it’s back: To celebrate the 30th anniversary of its reading program, Pizza Hut is inviting alumni to participate in BOOK IT! one last time!

If you’re a bit rusty on the terms of the program, allow me to remind you: Students kindergarten through sixth grade who meet monthly reading goals are awarded a voucher for a one-topping personal pan pizza. Since its inception in 1984, 60 million students have participated in the program. And if you are indeed a BOOK IT! alumni, you can register at Pizza Hut’s alumni site and get your very own personal pan pizza Oct. 1st – 10th. "The number one thing we get asked by any adult who went through the program is can we please develop an adult version of the BOOK IT Program," Shelley Morehead, BOOK IT! Program Manager, said in a statement. "With the creation of the BOOK IT! Alumni page, we now have a destination to celebrate the positive memories that so many kids, now adults, have with the program."

If Pizza Hut extended the program to adults, would you participate? Share your thoughts on reading-incentive programs in the comments section below. And don't forget to create a Scholarships.com profile to find personalized financial aid opportunities to fund your college education. Our scholarship search allows you to search more than 2.7 million college scholarships and grants worth more than $1.9 billion.

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Crystal yacoub  on  3/5/2015 11:07:42 PM commented:

long time ago I remember when my mom took me every month to have my reward a pan of pizza hot it was awesome.i kept reading every day enjoying the rewards for years.now reading stories is a habit for me.

Daniela S  on  10/9/2014 12:35:33 PM commented:

Yes, I would definitely participate if there was one for adults. I loved the program as a kid. That's two things I liked: reading and pizza.

Daniela S  on  10/9/2014 12:35:24 PM commented:

Yes, I would definitely participate if there was one for adults. I loved the program as a kid. That's two things I liked: reading and pizza.

Allyson C  on  10/8/2014 5:45:14 PM commented:

Yes I totally would participate! As a kid, I would try to read as many books as possible to get the free personal pizza. Now, as a teenager, I read so many books anyways that it would be nice to get a free pizza for reading. :) Plus, I think it would encourage others to do so as well, because who doesn't love free pizza?

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