Announcing the 2013 Healthy Schools, Healthy People, It’s a SNAP Program National Award Recipients
The American Cleaning Institute and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention wish to express our appreciation to all of the schools for your participation in the 2013 Healthy Schools, Healthy People, It’s a SNAP National Awards Program. They received outstanding award applications this year from California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Indiana, Kentucky, Minnesota, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, North Carolina, North Dakota, Pennsylvania, Tennessee and Virginia. Winning Project was from Litchfidl FCCLA.
See their video on You tiube of the project. (See this facebook video – you need to log into your faecbook account to see this video)
2013 National Award Recipients:
Top Award: Congratulations go to Litchfield Senior High FCCLA Chapter from Litchfield, Minnesota who earned the top award for their Halloween themed project “Germs don’t scare us – we wash them away” and Handwashing Horrors movie that you can download from the school website. They receive a 45000 award for their project. These FCCLA members received the recognition at State FCCLA conference in April.
Runner-Up Awards:Fulda Jr. FCCLA Chapter from Fulda, Minnesota earned a runner-up award for their “Send Germs A Packin’ Campaign” which promoted handwashing to all the elementary students, high school students and their entire community.·
New England Public School from New England, North Dakota also earned a runner-up award for their handwashing education project. Mrs. Shannay Witte’s freshman Family and Consumer Sciences class developed an education program to teach grades K-6 at New England Public School the importance of good hand washing practices for keeping healthy and posted information about their project on their school website. ·
New Union Elementary from Manchester, Tennessee also earned a runner-up award for Nurse Porter’s “S’More Reasons to Wash Hands; IT FIGHTS GERMS!!!” helping students understand that germs are dirt that live on every surface and are so small that you can’t see them. She taught the students that germs can make you sick and the very best way you can get rid of germs is by washing your hands. We will be sending letters to each award recipient with further details about the award packages that you have earned.
Thank you again for participating in the 2013 Healthy Schools, Healthy People, It’s a SNAP National Awards Program. We encourage you to continue the good work that you are doing to improve public health in your school. Nancy L. Bock. ● Senior Vice President, EducationAmerican Cleaning Institute, Washington, DC.