Fifteen schools across Louisiana have been awarded $5,000 each to support healthier schools and create school environments that are conducive to healthy eating. A total of 47 schools applied for the Louisiana Team Nutrition mini-grant. In addition to the mini-grant, Well-Ahead Louisiana and the Louisiana Department of Education are offering regional Smarter Lunchrooms trainings for all Louisiana school food service professionals, as well as a culinary skills training series focused on enhancing food preparation skills and knowledge of school food service professionals. To register for the upcoming trainings, visit Healthy Schools Training Krewe Events.
Bains Elementary (West Feliciana Parish), Bains Lower Elementary (West Feliciana Parish), Bayou Chicot Elementary (Evangeline Parish), Evangeline Elementary (Lafayette Parish), Iota Elementary (Acadia Parish), KIPP Believe Primary (Orleans Parish), Mary D. Coghill Charter (Orleans Parish), Northside High (Lafayette Parish), Opelousas High (St. Landry Parish), Raintree Elementary (St. Mary Parish), ReNew Schaumburg Elementary (Orleans Parish), Rosenwald Elementary (Pointe Coupee Parish), Stephensville Elementary (St. Martin Parish), Valverda Elementary (Iberville Parish), W. Smith Jr. Elementary (St. Bernard Parish)