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Healthy Eating, Physical Activity Win Awards for Students
Healthy Eating, Physical Activity Win Awards for Students

 

Winners recently were announced for the 6th annual UNLV Coaches Challenge, a program that encourages children to choose healthy food and participate in physical activity.

This year’s Coaches Challenge included more than 13,000 elementary school children from 112 schools. The program experienced its best success since 2007.

A UNLV head coach will visit each winning classroom throughout May to congratulate the students.

This year’s UNLV Coaches Challenge winning classrooms represent four elementary schools:

  • 2nd Grade: Lamping Elementary School, 2551 Summit Grove Dr., Henderson
  • 3rd Grade: Schorr Elementary School, 11420 Placid Street
  • 4th Grade: Gilbert Elementary School, Gilbert Elementary School, 2101 W. Cartier Ave., North Las Vegas
  • 5th Grade: Galloway Elementary School, 701 Skyline Rd., Henderson

The annual Coaches Challenge is a collaborative effort between the Southern Nevada Health District, the Clark County School District and UNLV Athletics.