Two New Hanover schools among ‘America’s Healthiest Schools’

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WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) — Two New Hanover County schools were named a part of the nation’s healthiest schools, according a recent report.

Trask Middle School and Pine Valley Elementary School were among 355 schools selected to the Alliance for a Healthier Generation’s 2019 list of America’s Healthiest Schools.

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“Healthier Generation’s team of school health experts evaluate schools based on their ability to serve healthier meals and snacks, get students moving more, offer high-quality health and physical education, and support staff wellness,” the group stated in a news release.

The local schools were two of the seven North Carolina schools selected.

Here is a complete list.