Posted 6/14/2012 in Nutrition
During March, National Nutrition Month, area schools’ third grade classrooms were offered the opportunity to take part in a “Get Your Plate in Shape” coloring contest sponsored by Regional Medical Center (RMC) and arranged by Cara L. Recker, RD, LD, CNSC, CDE, RMC Dietitian.
Recker is pictured with the third grade winners of the contest:
Eva Winn, St. Mary’s - Mrs. Lammers’ classroom
Mia Peyton, West Delaware - Miss Hutchcroft’s classroom
Paige Panosh, Maquoketa Valley, Delhi - Mrs. Massman’s classroom
A certificate recognizing the student’s artistic/creative ability and a basketball to encourage physical activity were presented to each winner by Recker. RMC’s Dietitian also offered a nutritional program for the third grade classes to educate and encourage students in developing healthy eating habits at an early age.