2013-05-09 / News

A prized education



The Manistique Area Board of Education was recently presented with a plaque honoring their involvement in Manistique’s claim to the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Roadmaps to Health Prize The city was one of six selected for the inaugural prize, which honors outstanding community partnerships across the United States helping residents live healthier lives. As part of the honor, Manistique received a cash prize of $25,000 in recognition of its efforts. Above, Kerry Ott, community coordinator for the Sault Tribe Strategic Alliance for Health project, presents the plaque to district members involved in the win. Front row, from left: Gail Wood, MAS board president; Ott; Stacey Morrision, fifth grade teacher; Deanna Barton, fifth grade teacher; Kathy McDonough, superintendent. Back row: Chris Marana, physical education teacher and Erik Mason, Emerald Elementary principal. The Manistique Area Board of Education was recently presented with a plaque honoring their involvement in Manistique’s claim to the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Roadmaps to Health Prize The city was one of six selected for the inaugural prize, which honors outstanding community partnerships across the United States helping residents live healthier lives. As part of the honor, Manistique received a cash prize of $25,000 in recognition of its efforts. Above, Kerry Ott, community coordinator for the Sault Tribe Strategic Alliance for Health project, presents the plaque to district members involved in the win. Front row, from left: Gail Wood, MAS board president; Ott; Stacey Morrision, fifth grade teacher; Deanna Barton, fifth grade teacher; Kathy McDonough, superintendent. Back row: Chris Marana, physical education teacher and Erik Mason, Emerald Elementary principal.

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