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"Healthy School Makeover Contest" to launch this fall

A consortium of health and physical education organizations have partnered to offer a nationwide Healthy School Makeover Contest to support National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month this September. One K-12 school will win a comprehensive Healthy School Makeover worth $45,000. SPARK™, physical education program provider and a division of School Specialty, will manage the online contest.

To enter the contest, entrants will submit a short video explaining why their school needs a “healthy school makeover” and how they will commit to improving the healthy living of their students. These videos will post on and the public will vote to determine which videos become finalists.

The contest grand prize includes:

  • SPARK: SPARKCurriculum and Training package, valued at over $10,000
  • Sportime: Equipment package aligned with SPARK program, valued at up to $9,000
  • Healthy Kids Challenge: “Balance My Day” nutrition curriculum package and training, valued at $2,400
  • AAHPERD/NASPE: Customized Lets Move in School training package valued at $4,500
  • Skillastics: Two Let's Move in School Skillastics packages and training, valued at over $2,000
  • Healthy Lifestyle Choices: HLC Curriculum and Training package, valued at $5,500
  • GenMove: Equipment, programming and training package valued at $3,300
  • The First Tee: The First Tee National School Program curriculum, training and equipment, valued at over $3,200
  • Polar: Polar Active classroom pack, valued at $3,300
  • ANNIKA Foundation: Annika Sorenstam to present grand prize to winner

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