10 Who Are 10 Annual Awards Supports Michelle Obama's "Let's Move" Initiative
WASHINGTON, May 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/-- On Thursday, May 27th Washington D.C. Public Schools Chancellor Michelle Rhee will present ten 10-year-old fourth and fifth graders with $2000
"'Let's Move It Monday' dovetails beautifully with the First Lady's anti-obesity initiative and has helped inspire 10 achieving children from the D.C. Public Schools to create 10 extraordinary projects," says Sid Lerner, Chairman of The Monday Campaigns.
The ten 2010 awardees are: Clay Baldwin, Mann Elementary School; Daniela Castro, Thomson Elementary School; Akari Davidson, Janney Elementary School; Ashara Ford, Nalle Elementary School; Sierra Lewter, Lafayette Elementary School; Erikah Moore, Leckie Elementary School; John Leo Ourand, Key Elementary School; Taylor Simpson, Hyde-Addison Elementary School; James Stewart, Ross Elementary School; Illily Tola, Amidon-Bowen Elementary School.
The Monday Campaigns, initiators of the Meatless Monday movement, is a national nonprofit organization that works on public health promotion in association with Johns Hopkins, Columbia and Syracuse Universities. The Monday Campaigns offers health and wellness initiatives that use the first day of the week to help people start and sustain healthy behaviors. To learn more about the organization and its projects, visit www.healthymonday.org.
SOURCE The Monday Campaigns
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