Publication Date: August 2009
Publisher: Alliance for a Healthier Generation; Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
Author(s): Alliance for a Healthier Generation
Research Area: Health
Each of the schools listed here, as recipients of the Healthy Schools Program National Recognition Award, have reached an important benchmark in improving the learning and working environments of students and staff. By making significant changes in the areas of healthy eating, physical activity and staff wellness, these schools have joined a growing movement of committed individuals and organizations that are working to combat childhood obesity and foster healthier communities.
Each of the individual school representatives listed here are being honored with the Healthy Schools Program Champion Award for their successes in engaging, motivating and leading others to take steps toward implementing sustainable healthy programs and policies.
The Alliance Healthy Schools Program is proud to recognize these individual and collective accomplishments that positively impact healthy eating and physical activity behaviors in school.