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Focus on fitness delivers awards for three elementary schools

For adopting more active lifestyles, students and staff members at three Vancouver schools nabbed top honors in the Fire Up Your Feet Southwest Washington Spring Activity Challenge.

  • Walnut Grove Elementary School won first place and was named Rookie of the Year. The school received $1,250.
  • Felida Elementary School also was named the Rookie of the Year, as well as the Activity All-Star, and received $750.
  • Truman Elementary School received the Walk/Bike/Roll to School Day Award and $500.

Fire Up Your Feet is a core program of the Safe Routes to School National Partnership, which advocates for safe walking and biking to and from schools and improved health and well-being for children.