Two ENC schools win new $100,000 fitness centers

GREENVILLE, N.C. (WITN) -Three North Carolina Schools, two in jap Carolina, have every been chosen to win a model new $100,000 Don’t Quit!® Fitness Center

Governor Cooper and health icon Jake Steinfeld, Chairman of the National Foundation for Governors’ Fitness Councils, introduced the DON’T QUIT! Campaign has named C.M. Eppes Middle School in Greenville, Northridge Middle School in Charlotte and Perquimans County Middle School in Winfall because the state’s most excellent faculties for demonstrating management in getting and conserving their college students match.

“I’m excited that these three deserving faculties have been chosen to obtain these beneficiant presents,” mentioned Gov. Cooper. “As we emerge from the pandemic, it’s extra vital than ever for college kids to get the brief and long run advantages from bodily exercise. Each of the chosen faculties has demonstrated its dedication to advertise well being and wellness for college kids, which is vital for the complete state of North Carolina.”

Each health middle is financed by way of public/personal partnerships with firms like The Coca-Cola Company, Anthem Foundation, Wheels Up and Nike, and doesn’t depend on taxpayer {dollars} or state funding.

These state-of-the-art DON’T QUIT! Fitness Centers will probably be unveiled throughout ribbon chopping ceremonies this fall.

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