NYC Strategic Alliance for Health (SAfH) partners have developed the Excellence In School Wellness Award to publicly acknowledge and applaud schools that are champions in nutrition, physical activity and wellness. This award recognizes elementary schools for their efforts in creating healthy school environments as a means to prevent childhood obesity and improve academic achievement.
Elementary schools located in the Bronx, Northern Manhattan and North and Central Brooklyn are eligible to apply. Elementary schools that are interested in applying, download the application and guidelines here. Applications are due, Friday, April 22, 2010. If you have any questions, contact SAfH here.