Local schools are honoured at Action Cancer health awards

LOCAL SCHOOLS SCOOP AWARDS: Zoe Salmon, Jennifer Morton Centra, and Rebecca Dalzell Action Cancer along with Ryan Burke, Mrs Bradley (Teacher), Molly McAuley, Fiona Kennedy (Teacher) and Rhiannah O'Neill pictured at the annual Health Action Awards, where St Columba's Primary School, Straw scooped a Gold award. The Awards are part of Action Cancer�"s unique Health Promotion Programme, sponsored by Centra, as part of the brand�"s ��Live Well�" initiative. Fifty schools across Northern Ireland picked up awards for their innovative approach to good health promotion across various areas including, providing healthy meal options, promoting healthy snacks and water, encouraging extra-curricular exercise programmes and running cancer awareness initiatives. A full list of the 2017 award winners is available at www.actioncancer.org
LOCAL SCHOOLS SCOOP AWARDS: Zoe Salmon, Jennifer Morton Centra, and Rebecca Dalzell Action Cancer along with Ryan Burke, Mrs Bradley (Teacher), Molly McAuley, Fiona Kennedy (Teacher) and Rhiannah O'Neill pictured at the annual Health Action Awards, where St Columba's Primary School, Straw scooped a Gold award. The Awards are part of Action Cancer�"s unique Health Promotion Programme, sponsored by Centra, as part of the brand�"s ��Live Well�" initiative. Fifty schools across Northern Ireland picked up awards for their innovative approach to good health promotion across various areas including, providing healthy meal options, promoting healthy snacks and water, encouraging extra-curricular exercise programmes and running cancer awareness initiatives. A full list of the 2017 award winners is available at www.actioncancer.org

Local charity Action Cancer and leading convenience brand Centra has recognised thousands of school children across Northern Ireland, including pupils from Mid Ulster schools, at the annual Health Action Awards.

The Awards are part of Action Cancer’s unique Health Promotion Programme, sponsored by Centra, as part of the brand’s ‘Live Well’ initiative.

LOCAL SCHOOLS SCOOP AWARDS:  Zoe Salmon, Jennifer Morton Centra, and Rebecca Dalzell Action Cancer along with Orla Donnelly (Teacher) Emma Likeman and Caitlin McCormick pictured at the annual Health Action Awards, where St Mary's Grammar, Magherafelt scooped a Silver award. The Awards are part of Action Cancer�"s unique Health Promotion Programme, sponsored by Centra, as part of the brand�"s ��Live Well�" initiative. Fifty schools across Northern Ireland picked up awards for their innovative approach to good health promotion across various areas including, providing healthy meal options, promoting healthy snacks and water, encouraging extra-curricular exercise programmes and running cancer awareness initiatives. A full list of the 2017 award winners is available at www.actioncancer.org

LOCAL SCHOOLS SCOOP AWARDS: Zoe Salmon, Jennifer Morton Centra, and Rebecca Dalzell Action Cancer along with Orla Donnelly (Teacher) Emma Likeman and Caitlin McCormick pictured at the annual Health Action Awards, where St Mary's Grammar, Magherafelt scooped a Silver award. The Awards are part of Action Cancer�"s unique Health Promotion Programme, sponsored by Centra, as part of the brand�"s ��Live Well�" initiative. Fifty schools across Northern Ireland picked up awards for their innovative approach to good health promotion across various areas including, providing healthy meal options, promoting healthy snacks and water, encouraging extra-curricular exercise programmes and running cancer awareness initiatives. A full list of the 2017 award winners is available at www.actioncancer.org

St Columba’s Primary School Straw received a Gold Award, St Mary’s Grammar, Magherafelt scooped a Silver award and St Pius X College, Magherafelt scooped a Stewart Bryans award for most improved school.

This year, 50 schools from across Northern Ireland picked up awards for their innovative approach to health education, with the highest scoring schools in each Education and Library Board region receiving cash prizes of £200 for school equipment.

The schools awarded demonstrated good health promotion across various areas including providing healthy meal options in their cafeteria, promoting healthy snacks and water, encouraging extra-curricular exercise programmes and running cancer awareness initiatives.

Action Cancer Health Promotion Officer Amy Thompson said: “Our congratulations go to all of the schools recognised at this year’s Health Action Awards. We are delighted to be able to recognise the great work local schools carry out to provide their pupils with health education.

LOCAL SCHOOLS SCOOP AWARDS: Zoe Salmon, Jennifer Morton Centra, and Rebecca Dalzell Action Cancer along with Niamh O'Kane, Padriag O'Kane (Teacher) and Jude McElkennon pictured at the annual Health Action Awards, where St Pius X College, Magherafelt scooped a Stewart Bryans award for most improved school. The Awards are part of Action Cancer�"s unique Health Promotion Programme, sponsored by Centra, as part of the brand�"s ��Live Well�" initiative. Fifty schools across Northern Ireland picked up awards for their innovative approach to good health promotion across various areas including, providing healthy meal options, promoting healthy snacks and water, encouraging extra-curricular exercise programmes and running cancer awareness initiatives. A full list of the 2017 award winners is available at www.actioncancer.org

LOCAL SCHOOLS SCOOP AWARDS: Zoe Salmon, Jennifer Morton Centra, and Rebecca Dalzell Action Cancer along with Niamh O'Kane, Padriag O'Kane (Teacher) and Jude McElkennon pictured at the annual Health Action Awards, where St Pius X College, Magherafelt scooped a Stewart Bryans award for most improved school. The Awards are part of Action Cancer�"s unique Health Promotion Programme, sponsored by Centra, as part of the brand�"s ��Live Well�" initiative. Fifty schools across Northern Ireland picked up awards for their innovative approach to good health promotion across various areas including, providing healthy meal options, promoting healthy snacks and water, encouraging extra-curricular exercise programmes and running cancer awareness initiatives. A full list of the 2017 award winners is available at www.actioncancer.org

“It is so important for Action Cancer, with the support of Centra, to deliver our healthy lifestyle sessions and with our new-look programme we are looking forward to continuing to reach even more schoolchildren in the new term.”