Six Kearney Public Schools elementary schools are to be recognized for the efforts to make their schools a healthier place by receiving a 'Healthy Schools' award.
The Nebraska Action for Healthy Kids hasselected the schools because of their efforts to increase physical activity and improve nutrition for both students and staff members.
The schools receiving awards include:
- Buffalo Hills Elementary School,
- Central Elementary School,
- KenwoodElementary School,
- Northeast Elementary,
- Glenwood Elementary School, and
- WindyHills Elementary School.
In addition toreceiving a "2013 Recognized School inAction" award, the schools will be featured inthe 2013 "Nebraska Action for Healthy Kids Wellness Success Stories" booklet.