NATIONAL WINNER IS FROM MINNESOTA!
LITCHFIELD FCCLA WINS NATIONAL AWARD FOR AMERICAN CLEANING INSTITUTE TOP PRIZE
- PROJECT TO IMPROVE HANDWASHING
- REDUCE ABSENTEEISM AT SCHOOL DUE TO SICKNESSES
- HELP THE COMMUNITY STAY HEALTHY
Announcing: The results of the 2017 Healthy Schools, Healthy People, It’s a SNAP National Awards Program with you. Healthy Schools, Healthy People, It’s a SNAP is a hands-on initiative from the American Cleaning Institute and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, designed to help keep students in school and learning by promoting clean hands. Since 2003, schools have received recognition for their handwashing projects.
Top Recipient Award
Congratulations go to Litchfield HS FCCLA from Litchfield, Minnesota who earned the national award for their Healthy Holidays campaign. During Halloween, the team created a Germ City and taught correct hand-washing procedures using SSSRD as our mnemonic (Soap, Scrub, Sing, Rinse, and Dry). The team conducted a bread experiment for second graders for Thanksgiving and videos for Christmas and Valentine’s Day.