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Awards for Excellence in Texas School Health

The Awards for Excellence in Texas School Health is an awards program led by the School Health Program.  It gives Texas schools and school districts cash prizes for their school health projects that improve the lifelong physical, mental, and social well-being of their students, staff, and school community.   Additional information about future awards will be available in the fall of 2018. 

Awards for Excellence in Texas School Health - Winning Programs

2017 Reaching for Excellence Grant Winners sponsored by the Texas Health Institute

  • "Barton Hills Elementary EagleFIT! Club"
    Barton Hills Elementary - Austin ISD
    Austin, TX
    Program Coordinator: Courtney Perry 

  • "Bike Rodeo Program"
    Barrington Place Elementary - Fort Bend ISD
    Sugar Land, TX
    Program Coordinator: Kelly Rhodes

  • "Family Fitness Nights at Ogle Elementary School"
    Dr. J.M. Ogle Elementary - Frisco ISD
    McKinney, TX
    Program Coordinator: Leyna Odell

  • "La Porte ISD Stop the Bleed"
    La Porte ISD
    La Porte, TX
    Program Coordinator: Laura Lynch

2017 Discovery Award Grant Winners sponsored by the Texas Health Institute

  • “Fit Friday/Green Team"
    Vistas High School Program - Klein ISD
    Houston, TX
    Program Coordinator: Daree Stracke

  • "Lessons Grow in Vertical Gardens"
    Colonial Hills Elementary - North East ISD
    San Antonio, TX
    Program Coordinator: Terri Pitts

  • "Elixir for (Ill)iteracy"
    Brays Oaks - YES Prep Public Schools
    Houston, TX
    Program Coordinator: Kyle Stallard

2017 Award of Achievement in Obesity Prevention sponsored by the Texas Pediatric Society Foundation

  • "Lessons Grow in Vertical Gardens"
    Colonial Hills Elementary - North East ISD
    San Antonio, TX
    Program Coordinator: Terri Pitts

  • "Elixir for (Ill)iteracy"
    Brays Oaks - YES Prep Public Schools
    Houston, TX
    Program Coordinator: Kyle Stallard





Last updated May 22, 2018