BATESVILLE, AR (KAIT)- According to
the CDC, 66 percent of Arkansans are overweight, but there may be hope at one
Region 8 school who has incorporated health and wellness into their
Eagle Mountain Magnet Elementary School in
Batesville received a national award last year for their efforts in creating a
healthier school for their students. The school has been deemed a Health and
Wellness Magnet School.
Eagle Mountain Magnet is one of 250
schools across the nation that was honored at the Healthy Schools Program
Forum last fall.