Tuesday, October 16, 2012

Brace-Lederle, Pollack Academic Center of Excellence in Southfield receive Healthy School Transformation package

Brace-Lederle, Pollack Academic Center of Excellence in Southfield receive Healthy School Transformation package

Students at Brace-Lederle Global Technological Communications School and Pollack Academic Center of Excellence in Southfield are the Oakland County schools that will each receive a Healthy School Transformation package valued at $30,000 from Blue Cross to support an increase in physical fitness levels and healthy eating.

The $600,000 2012-2013 Building Healthy Communities Program for 20 Michigan elementaries is a partnership between Blue Cross, Wayne State University and the Michigan Fitness Foundation.

Two Macomb County schools have also been awarded the $30,000 program; Clinton Valley Elementary in Mount Clemens and Princeton Elementary in St. Clair Shores.

— Staff writer Diana Dillaber Murray