California School Districts Vie for $40,000 in Prizes in got milk? Breakfast Challenge
Individual students can win up to $1000 via social media
SAN CLEMENTE, Calif. –The California Milk Processor Board (CMPB), the creator of got milk?, has partnered with 15 school districts across the Golden State to present its seventh annual Breakfast Challenge to launch the new school year and remind students to fuel up with the most important meal of the day. Studies have shown that eating breakfast helps students do better in mathematics and school overall. Breakfast also boosts vitamin intake, helping increase energy and focus. The Breakfast Challenge, which runs from August to October, encourages daily breakfast consumption with milk at school through a friendly competition between school districts. The school in each district (or group of districts) with the greatest increase in breakfast participation will win $3,000 towards student activities.
“Research shows that students who eat a healthy breakfast are more attentive in the classroom and do better in school,” says registered dietitian, Dr. Wendy Bazilian. “And feeding our students breakfast with milk is key to supporting their success.”
The 15 participating high school districts in the 2014 got milk? Breakfast Challenge are: Continue reading