Kentucky’s healthiest schools honored

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The Alliance for a Healthier Generation’s National Healthy Schools Award is an honor given to showcase and acknowledge schools that have implemented changes to create healthier school environments.

To earn an award, schools must meet best practice criteria established by the Alliance’s Healthy Schools Program Expert Panel and outlined in the Healthy Schools Program Framework of Best Practices. Awards are granted at the Bronze, Silver and Gold levels.

Congratulations to the following Kentucky schools who were recognized as bronze level schools:

  • Apollo High School (Daviess County)
  • College View Middle School (Daviess County)
  • Hopkins County Central High School
  • Howevalley Elementary School (Hardin County)
  • Lyon County Elementary School
  • Richardsville Elementary School (Warren County)
  • Sinking Fork Elementary School (Christian County)
  • Sorgho Elementary School (Daviess County)
  • South Marshall Elementary School (Marshall County)
  • Southwest Calloway Elementary School (Calloway County)
  • Sturgis Elementary School (Union County)
  • Talton K. Stone Middle School (Elizabethtown Independent)
  • Trigg County High School
  • Union County High School
  • Vine Grove Elementary School (Hardin County)
  • Whitesville Elementary School (Daviess County)

The Let’s Move! Active Schools National Award is the nation’s top physical education and physical activity distinction for K-12 schools. The award celebrates a school’s commitment to providing students with at least 60 minutes of physical activity before, during and after school each day.

To earn a Let’s Move! Active Schools National Award, a school must have met significant benchmarks in five areas: physical education; physical activity before and after school; physical activity during school; staff involvement; and family and community engagement.

Congratulations to the following Kentucky 2016 Let’s Move! Active Schools:

  • Apollo High School (Daviess County)
  • Brandenburg Primary School (Meade County)
  • College View Middle School (Daviess County)
  • Hager Elementary School (Ashland Independent)
  • Hopkins County Central High School
  • Howevalley Elementary School (Hardin County)
  • Lyon County Elementary School
  • Richardsville Elementary School (Warren County)
  • Sinking Fork Elementary School (Christian County)
  • Sorgho Elementary School (Daviess County)
  • South Marshall Elementary School (Marshall County)
  • Southwest Calloway Elementary School (Calloway County)
  • Sturgis Elementary School (Union County)
  • Talton K. Stone Middle School (Elizabethtown Independent)
  • Trigg County High School
  • Union County High School
  • Vine Grove Elementary School (Hardin County)
  • Whitesville Elementary School (Daviess County)

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