Media Release
May 5, 2020
Contact: Koko Mackin
205-220-2713
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Alabama’s School Grant Program Awards Over $265,000 in Grants to Address Childhood Obesity
BIRMINGHAM, AL – In our commitment to help prevent childhood obesity, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Alabama’s Be Healthy School Grant Program is awarding $266,500 in grants to 27 schools statewide benefitting 10,967 students in grades K through sixth for the 2020 - 2021 school year. Each school is receiving a grant up to $10,000. The grants are for the implementation of school-based health and wellness programs, emphasizing increased exercise, nutrition education and parental involvement during the school year.

Congratulations to the following schools receiving grants for the 2020-2021 school year:

School

City

County

Capital Heights Middle

Montgomery

Montgomery

Creek View Elementary

Maylene

Shelby

East Franklin Junior High

Phil Campbell

Franklin

Elvin Hill Elementary

Columbiana

Shelby

Fleeta Junion High

Opp

Covington

Glencoe Middle

Glencoe

Etowah

Green Valley Elementary

Hoover

Jefferson

Headland Elementary

Headland

Henry

Henagar Junior High

Henagar

Etowah

Highland Home School

Highland Home

Crenshaw

Horizon Elementary

Madison

Madison

Jefferson Co. International Baccalaureate

Pleasant Grove

Jefferson

Ladonia Elementary

Phenix City

Russell

Locust Fork Elementary

Locust Fork

Blount

Mathis Elementary

Foley

Baldwin

Mount Olive Intermediate

Fort Mitchell

Russell

Oscar W Adams Elementary

Gadsden

Etowah

Parrish Elementary

Parrish

Walker

Resurrection Catholic School

Montgomery

Montgomery

Sacred Heart School

Cullman

Cullman

Sipsey Valley Middle

Buhl

Tuscaloosa

Stevenson Elementary

Stevenson

Jackson

St. Pauls Episcopal School

Mobile

Mobile

Sycamore Elementary

Alpine

Talladega

West Blocton Elementary

West Blocton

Bibb

Wilson Hall Middle

Grove Hill

Clarke

York West End Junior High

York

Sumter



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