The Eldon School District is now working towards the goal of helping their students eat and feel better after being awarded a $100,000 yearly grant from the Missouri Foundation for Health. Superintendent Matt Davis explains:
Davis says they applied for the grant and won
Davis says as soon as they were informed, they went out and found their new wellness coordinator Terry Atteberry
Davis says parents are looking to the school for ideas on how they can be involved
Davis says that they were excited when the Foundation had reached out to them about doing the paperwork for the grant which they finished and submitted in July. Right now they getting settled in and will happily work with the parents if they have any questions or ideas on how to help get the children motivated to eat healthier foods.