Tennessee

E.K. Baker Awarded Fuel Up to Play 60 Grant

E. K. Baker Elementary School in McMinn County celebrated their recently awarded $4,000 Fuel Up To Play 60 Grant to promote breakfast. The Fuel Up to Play 60 kick off started in the gymnasium with all the students participating in a Dairy Pep Rally. The Dairy Alliance presented an interactive dairy nutrition training where students received prizes provided for answering nutrition questions. The cafeteria manager also announced the new parfait menus to the students! The school nutrition director explained the Fuel Up to Play 60 program and encouraged students to visit the website. The school nutrition program donated “The Cow Loves Cookies” book to the library. After the pep rally, the pre-kindergarten and kindergarten students listened to a book read by The Dairy Alliance. Students also were provided a second chance breakfast which utilized the grant-funded yogurt parfait cart. Students could choose from a strawberry shortcake or peach cobbler parfaits.