Rhode Island GET HEALTHY! Poster Contest Award Recipients


The American Heart Association and Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island hosted the 2015 GET HEALTHY! Poster Contest Award Ceremony at the Rhode Island State House on May 20th.  The award ceremony recognized eleven outstanding students in grades K-8.  Winning students demonstrated how physical activity and healthy eating helps build healthy hearts, healthy families and healthy communities. Several hundred posters from all over Rhode Island were submitted for consideration this year.

Congratulations to our award recipients!

Grades K-1:
1st place – Averi Senecal from Winsor Hill School in Johnston

2nd place – Mackenzie Barrette from Wawaloam School in Exeter
3rd place – Kamaiina Jackman from Tiogue School in Coventry

Grades 2-4:
1st place – Mia Clancy from North Scituate Elementary
2nd place – Caroline Pesenecker & Casey Khuon from Winsor Hill in Johnston
3rd place – Michael Psilopoulas & Dante Iafrate from Winsor Hill in Johnston

Grades 5-8:
1st place – Isabella Luchka from North Scituate Elementary
2nd place – Isabelle Besser from North Scituate Elementary
3rd place – Sienna Fusaro from Westerly Middle School

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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