The Ohio Department of Education awarded John P. Parker School a HealthierOhio School Challenge Team Nutrition mini-grant of $11,500 for the 2011-12 school year. Parker was one of only 20 schools in the state to receive the grant.
The funds will support the implementation of school activities to create a healthy nutrition and physical activity climate as follows:
- $10,000 will be used to contract with a coordinator who will oversee the mini-grant activities
- $1,000 will be used to contract with a chef or food service professional to assist in menu planning and recipe creation
- $500 will be used for nutrition education materials and garden supplies to support grant activities
Congratulations to John P. Parker School.