Do you know of a school in Yavapai County who is going above-and-beyond to meet the health and wellness needs of their students? A school that strives for best practices in school wellness policy, nutrition, worksite wellness, emotional, mental and physical health and caring for the whole student?
If so, now’s your chance to give that school a little recognition by nominating that school for the Yavapai Healthy School Award. Nominations will be open January 15 - February 15th, 2019 on the Yavapai Healthy Schools website. Absolutely anyone may nominate a worthy school. Simply visit YavapaiHealthySchools.com and take five minutes to share who you believe is deserving of the Yavapai Healthy School Award and why. Schools must be within Yavapai County to be eligible.
All nominated schools will be notified in mid-February and top nominated schools will be invited to apply for the Yavapai Healthy Schools Award. Winners will be announced April 15, 2019.
Past winners of this award are Beaver Creek Elementary School in 2017, and Coyote Springs Elementary in 2018.
The Yavapai Healthy Schools (YHS) Coalition was created to empower teachers, staff and students in making healthy choices. YHS Coalition is a partnership of over twenty county partners who work to promote healthy living in our county schools.