Students at seven Fayette County elementary schools will be enjoying a healthy snack in the 2011-2012 school year. Across Kentucky, 128 schools are participating in the federal Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Snack Program.
Kentucky received a total of $2.65 million in program funding to introduce nutritious options throughout the school day, with a goal of positively impacting children’s diets. The Fayette County elementary schools to receive grant money are: Arlington, $17,974; Booker T. Washington Academy, $12,644.50; Cardinal Valley, $32,029.25; Harrison, $21,474.75; Mary Todd, $22,781; Northern, $27,065.50; and Russell Cave, $17,817.25.
For more info: visit www.unitedfresh.org/ffvp