Healthy School Awards

August 2, 2016


The Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Mississippi Foundation’s Healthy School Awards recognizes and rewards public schools with health policies and programs that promote healthy eating, physical activity, staff wellness, tobacco-free lifestyles among students and staff, and parental and community involvement. The Foundation will award up to four grants. One school will be designated as “The Healthiest School in Mississippi” and will be awarded a $50,000 grant. Three schools will be designated as “Healthy Schools” and each will receive a $25,000 grant. Application should be completed by the school health council and is due Oct 27.