American Heart Association Announces 2016 Get Healthy! Poster Contest Award Recipients


The American Heart Association and Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island hosted the 2016 Get Healthy! Poster Contest Award Ceremony at the Rhode Island State House on May 25th in conjunction with our Youth Advocacy Day.  The award ceremony recognized six outstanding students in grades K-5.  Winning students demonstrated how physical activity and healthy eating helps build healthy hearts, healthy families and healthy communities. More than 700 posters from all over Rhode Island were submitted for consideration this year.

Congratulations to our award recipients!

Grades K-2:

1st place – Tatum Brennan – Hathaway School, Portsmouth

2nd place – Zoe Hall – Wawaloam School, Exeter

3rd place – Ryan Capraro – Winsor Hill School, Johnston

Grades 3-5:

1st place –Makayla Scuncio – Winsor Hill School, Johnston

2nd place – Aidan Chen – Melville Elementary, Portsmouth

3rd place – Trinity Young – Homeschooled, Newport

The American Heart Association is committed to helping kids and families live heart healthy lives!  As we educate and lobby lawmakers to support policies that promote access to healthy foods and safe places to play and be active in Rhode Island, we wanted to take the extra step to get students involved.

Many thanks to our generous sponsor Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island!

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