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Healthy Schools, Healthy People Deadline: March 1, 2011

Applications Are Due

If you've done the work, don't miss the deadline!SNAP Sticker lg

March 1 is the deadline for applications for the 2011 Healthy Schools, Healthy People, It's a SNAP national awards program.

This innovative, self-directed hand-hygiene program is designed especially for middle school students. The program allows teachers and school administrators to easily integrate handwashing activities into the curriculum and allows students to create fun handwashing awareness projects that could improve student and staff health and earn national recognition.

The top classroom award is an all-expenses-paid trip to Washington, DC for up to three representatives, a special awards ceremony in the nation's capital and a special celebration for the entire class. The two runners-up will each receive $250 for their schools and an award plaque.

To apply, submit your school information, a one-page summary of your class project and supporting information such as photos, newspaper articles or videos. (Please, no more than 4 pages!)

Send your project and complete school information to:
Healthy Schools, Healthy People
1331 L Street NW, Suite 650
Washington, D.C. 20005
Fax: 202-347-4110

Applications will be evaluated on originality, creativity, ability to replicate results, evidence of teamwork, and program impact. Visit for additional information.

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