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CIS honored at health conference

Campbellsville Independent Schools was honored at a state health conference recently.

 

On Sunday, Nov. 13, CIS was one of several school districts honored at the Kentucky Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance conference.

 

CIS and the other schools were recognized for adopting a tobacco-free policy for school grounds, and becoming tobacco-free school districts.

 

Elizabeth Anderson-Hoagland, youth tobacco prevention coordinator for the Kentucky Tobacco Prevention and Cessation Program, made the presentations.

 

Calen McKinney, CIS public information officer, accepted the award on the District’s behalf.

 

Campbellsville Board of Education members adopted the tobacco-free policy in July.

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools is the 53rd district in Kentucky to adopt a tobacco-free policies. That amount accounts for 31 percent of the school districts in Kentucky.

 

There are now 586 schools in Kentucky with tobacco-free policies, which equates to 46 percent of Kentucky’s students being protected from tobacco use.

 

Calen McKinney, CIS public information officer, second from right, accepts the award on the District’s behalf. At right is Elizabeth Anderson-Hoagland, youth tobacco prevention coordinator for the Kentucky Tobacco Prevention and Cessation Program, who honored the Kentucky public school districts that adopted a tobacco-free policy in 2016.

Calen McKinney, CIS public information officer, second from right, accepts the award on the District’s behalf. At right is Elizabeth Anderson-Hoagland, youth tobacco prevention coordinator for the Kentucky Tobacco Prevention and Cessation Program, who honored the Kentucky public school districts that adopted a tobacco-free policy in 2016.





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