Forest Park Presents Heart Challenge Awards

two teachers hold a big check while student winners sit on stage in front of them

Forest Park Elementary School Coach Meacham recognized students for their hard work with the Heart Challenge, formerly know as Jump Rope for Heart. Students learned about eating healthy and exercising while they raised money in support of the American Heart Association. Students raised a school record $12,030 bringing the six year total $57,170. This year’s Heart Hero is Channing S. in Mrs. Myer’s class. He raised $635. 195 students participated in the Heart Challenge with one class in each grade level recognized for the highest participation. Mrs. Tunny, Ms. Capobianco, Mrs. Myers, Mrs. Matthews, and Mrs. Brooks’ classrooms received a bag full outdoor toys and equipment for their efforts.