Health Enhancement and Safety


MT Team Nutrition School Wellness Coaches - Healthy Scholl Award

Monday, April 29, 2013, 12:32 pm

If your school is interested in being recognized for your efforts in creating a healthier school nutrition environment and want to apply for one of the Healthy School Awards from the USDA (HealthierUS School Challenge) or Montana Team Nutrition Program (Healthier Montana Menu Challenge), please contact us as we have regional part-time school wellness coaches to assist you.

The MT Team Nutrition has four regional school wellness coaches that each work one day a week in Billings, Great Falls, Miles City and Missoula to assist with tasks related to meeting the award criteria or to completing the application process.   These coaches are Dr. Virginia Mermel (Billings); Ms. Kori LaLiberty (Great Falls), Ms. Beth Wiome (Miles City) and Ms. Kelsey Gauthier (Missoula).  With the help of these professionals, School Nutrition Programs  have been able to assist over 60 schools obtain a healthy school award since 2012.

For more information,  go to this website: http://opi.mt.gov/Programs/SchoolPrograms/School_Nutrition/HealthyMT.html

For more information, contact Montana Team Nutrition, 406.994.5641