Congratulations to 2019-2020 photo contest winners

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Congratulations to the following classrooms that participated in the Champions for Health photo contest! Winning classrooms will receive $1000 awards for health and wellness projects at their schools. At the youth summit on March 10, they’ll give “Shark Tank” style presentations in hopes of winning an additional $1500 grand prize. Nearly 200 kids will attend the youth summit to learn to speak out for healthy changes in their communities and meet with their elected officials. The summit will also feature breakout sessions and an artist in residence.

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Volunteer at the Youth Summit

Photo Contest Winners – $1,000 Awards

These classrooms received $1,000 awards for health and wellness projects at their schools. They’re invited to attend the youth summit where they have a chance to win an additional $1,500!

  • Bonner Springs Elementary, Bonner Springs, KS: Ms. Tammy Dooley and Mr. Beau Bragg, 5th Grade
  • Saint Agnes Catholic School, Roeland Park, KS: Ms. Teresa Elder, 7th Grade
  • Summit Christian Academy, Lee’s Summit, MO: Ms. Michelle Bacon and Ms. Ashlee Smith, 5th Grade
  • EPiC Elementary, Liberty Public Schools: Ms. Megan Thompson and Ms. Samantha Baker, 3rd Grade
  • Smith-Hale Middle School, Hickman Mills, MO: Ms. Elizabeth Huff-Jaminez, 8th Grade
  • Heritage Elementary, Olathe, KS: Ms. Jennifer Enochs, 2nd-5th Grade

Honorable Mention Recipients – $100 Awards

These classrooms received $100 awards for health and wellness projects at their schools and they are invited to attend the youth summit.

  • Sacred Heart of Jesus Catholic School, Archdiocese of Kansas City, Kansas: Ms. Mary Hungerford
  • Marlborough Community Center, Kansas City, MO: Ms. Tiffany Bush, Girl Scouts
  • Banneker Elementary School, Kansas City Public Schools: Mr. Stanley Taylor, K-6
  • EPiC Elementary, Liberty Public Schools: Ms. Megan Thompson and Ms. Samantha Baker, 3rd Grade
    (five classrooms received honorable mention awards)
  • Bethany Lutheran School, Overland Park, KS: Ms. Jana Grimm, 5th Grade 
  • Saint Agnes Catholic School, Roeland Park, KS: Ms. Teresa Elder (four  7th and one 8th grade classroom received awards)
  • Summit Christian Academy, Lee’s Summit, MO
    • Ashley Kates, 5th Grade
    • Ashlee Smith, 5th Grade (two classrooms received awards)
    • Michelle Bacon, 5th Grade
  • Argentine Middle School, Kansas City, Kansas Public Schools: Ms. Nikki Schaper, Girl Scouts
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