Giving students a lift: Fit Kids program helps Williams students learn about fitness and injury prevention. See more Williams News education stories here

| May 4, 2016

By Wendy Howell • Williams News

WILLIAMS, Ariz. – Students at Williams High School (WHS) have had more opportunities to improve their health this year with the Northern Arizona Healthcare Fit Kids program.

Fit Kids has been part of the Williams Elementary-Middle School (WEMS) for the past four years, and the program expanded to the high school this year. Northern Arizona Healthcare pays for the program, which officials expect to last about three to five years. About 12 schools in Flagstaff also participate in Fit Kids. The goal of the program is to prevent and reduce pediatric obesity and Type 2 diabetes.

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