Congratulations to all Healthy Schools, Healthy People, It’s a SNAP! National Award Recipients!
Click the images below to learn more about our awardees and the great projects they completed about the importance of keeping hands clean.
2016 National Award Recipient: McBride High School (Long Beach, CA) Project Summary
The PE Teacher and School Nurse collaborated with their "Two Thumbs Up for Healthy Hands" campaign to get the entire school washing their hands with morning announcements, school assembly, a science experiment and fall festival activities.
Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) members Ali McGraw, Kalley Spreiter and Abby Roediger, all sophomores at Litchfield High School (Litchfield, MN) earned the 2013 national award for their handwashing campaign "Germs don't scare us - we wash them away!" which included a video, lesson plans, posters and survey.
2011: Fulda FCCLA Chapter (Fulda, MN)
Fulda FCCLA 7th graders created a lesson plan for the younger grades and a play for the older students then taught handwashing to all the k-6 students at their neighboring elementary school.
Forsyth High School
Forsyth FCCLA 9th graders created Operation Germ destruction and teamed up with the local health department, newspaper and the entire school community to create awareness about proper hand washing and gave multiple presentations.
Altoona Middle School
The sixth grade English class scripted and taped a hand washing video to use on their close circuit TV to teach their peers about the spread of germs and proper hand washing.
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