School receives $20,000 TSET grant

Comanche Public Schools was honored for their efforts to improve health through the Tobacco Settlement Endowment Trust (TSET) Health Incentive Program for Schools on Friday.

To receive the $20,000 incentive grant, the district put a variety of policies and strategies in place to promote health and wellness for student and staff.

The district will use grant funds to purchase physical education equipment, basketballs, basketball goals, early-childhood health and nutrition curriculum and update virtual reality activity lab equipment.

TSET representatives Sharon Howard and James Tyree presented a plaque and check to Comanche Elementary School Counselor Kristan Slovak, school nurse Melissa Reed, librarian Lynn Tilley and Pathways for a Healthy Stephens County’s Kim Whaley and Cyndi Crook, along with Pathways board members Richard Gillespie, Julie Wisdom and Sammy Richardson.

 

 

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