Tennessee

Clark Memorial Elementary School Receives Fuel Up to Play 60 Grant

Clark Memorial Elementary School in Franklin County held a Fuel Up To Play 60 kick-off event with over 600 students participating! The Dairy Alliance provided nutrition education to all of the students and staff. After learning all about dairy, students took a pledge to consume more dairy products every day. "The Cow Loves Cookies" was read to all of the students with Ms. Patty the Cow mascot making a special visit. To conclude the celebration, The Dairy Alliance presented the Fuel Up To Play 60 Grant check for $4,000! The students ended the event by chanting loudly, "WE LOVE DAIRY" over and over. After the Fuel Up to Play 60 celebration, students were served yogurt parfaits at lunch and a Grab N Go option featuring a variety of dairy products. The serving line featured the grant-funded cold storage unit that held the parfaits. The students and staff are excited to have the new dairy additions as a permanent menu option!

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