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Waverly Park Elementary claims $1,000 prize for fitness efforts

Posted Dec. 19, 2017

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Mayor Betsy Price greets students at Waverly Park Elementary School to celebrate their success in the Mayor's Challenge.

Students at Waverly Park Elementary School won first place in the 2017 Mayor’s Challenge.

Children at Fort Worth elementary schools joined with FitWorth to participate in the challenge this year. Price encouraged kids to practice healthy habits by tracking their daily physical activity minutes, servings of fruits and vegetables, servings of water and minutes spent reading.

Waverly Park received a check for $1,000 to be used for new physical education and recess equipment to promote an active community. Mayor Price and FWISD Superintendent Kent Scribner stopped by to celebrate with the students.

The mission of FitWorth is to empower children and families to make healthier choices through educating, connecting and moving together.

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