The recipients for the A+ Fit School grant awards include: Archdale Elementary School in Archdale, Brawley Middle School in Scotland Neck, Burnsville Elementary School in Burnsville, The Learning Center Charter School in Murphy, Mattamuskeet Middle School in Swan Quarter, North Rowan Elementary School in Spencer, Overhills Elementary School in Spring Lake, Scurlock Elementary School in Raeford, and Sedge Garden Elementary School in Kernersville.
All North Carolina schools were eligible to apply for the A+ Fit School grants and receive up to $7,500 in grant funding over a period of one year. In addition to the grant funding provided by HWTF, each school receives technical assistance from East Carolina University’s Department of Health Education and Promotion.
For more information about HWTF’s obesity prevention programs, visit www.HealthWellNC.com.
ABOUT THE NC HEALTH AND WELLNESS TRUST FUND The NC Health and Wellness Trust Fund makes North Carolina stronger, both physically and economically, by funding programs that promote preventive health. Created by the General Assembly in 2000 to allocate a portion of North Carolina's share of the national tobacco settlement, HWTF has invested $199 million to support preventive health initiatives and $116 million to fund prescription drug assistance programs. For more information, please visit www.HealthWellNC.com.