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Application deadline: April 20, 2016, Midnight EST.

What is the School Wellness Award?

The School Wellness Award (SWA) recognizes schools that are making significant policy and environmental improvements in their environment related to healthy eating, physical activity, and tobacco-free lifestyles.

The SWA is sponsored by the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services, in partnership with the Michigan Department of Education, United Dairy Industry of Michigan, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan, Michigan Action for Healthy Kids, and Michigan's Health and Wellness Education Workgroup.These partners want to honor schools that are working hard to create healthier school environments.

Who Should Apply for the School Wellness Award?

ANY Michigan school that is making efforts toward creating a healthier school environment. Michigan schools of any size serving any grade levels are encouraged to apply.

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Why Apply for the School Wellness Award?

Healthy school environments help students achieve their academic potential and support the development of life-long healthy habits.
  • Learn what makes a school award-worthy - the application process alone can help make your school healthier.
  • Explore and document your successes with your school's health team.
  • Get an opportunity to be recognized with an award at the SWA 2015 Award Event
    • For more information about the School Wellness Award, visit the About the SWA page.

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