Wednesday, 19 March 2014

Students awarded Agnes Penner Prize

Congratulations to Jesica Mikkila, Kendra Di Bacco and Myles Maillet who were awarded the Agnes Penner Prize.
The prize is awarded to the Applications of Psychological Science project with the greatest potential to benefit society, as judged by a panel of community members.

For the winning project, Sowing Seeds - A Healthy Eating and Nutrition Program for Grade One Students - Jesica, Kendra and Miles designed a multi-component healthy eating and nutrition program targeting grade one students for elementary schools across Canada. Their program includes in-class activities, an indoor garden, and parent information pamphlets. The goals of the project are to increase student's fruit and vegetable intake, preferences and knowledge.

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