Sagamore Hill Elementary School has won $1,000 for new physical education equipment after coming in first place in the FitWorthKids Challenge.
Teams of students in grades 3 through 8 who attend 81 Fort Worth school district campuses participated in an eight-week contest. They worked with physical education teachers to keep track how much exercise they did and the number of servings of water, fruit and vegetables.
At Sagamore Hill Elementary, in southeast Fort Worth, students reported that its 278 students completed 1,430,268 minutes of physical activity. In second place was J.P. Elder Middle School, which won $750 and Western Hills Elementary, which won $500.
Fort Worth Mayor Betsy Price told students the news at a Tuesday assembly.
Here are the other top schools:
- Contreras Elementary School
- Como Elementary School
- Daggett Montessori School
- Hubbard Heights Elementary School
- Springdale Elementary School
- Tanglewood Elementary School
- W.M. Green Elementary School