Nutrition Ad Competition prize giving ceremony set for Friday

By SNO Staff

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The prize giving ceremony for the Secondary Schools Nutrition Ad competition is scheduled for Friday 27th March 2015, from 10:00 to 11:30 am at the Civil Service Association Auditorium in Sans Sousci.

The Nutrition Ad Competition was geared at creating awareness among secondary school children of the impact of excess sugar on the body and creative ways of communicating this message to their peers.

The Theme for the Competition is, “Less Sugar for You and Me Will Make a Healthier Society”.

This competition is aimed at engaging Secondary School Students to develop ads with healthy messages geared at young persons in St Lucia, on the negative effects of excess sugar on the body.

Another aim is to create behaviour change among young people to eat healthier and reduce the intake of foods high in sugar which contributes to obesity and other health conditions.

Through this ad competition organizers aim to focus on improving nutrition in schools whilst educating young person’s on the harmful effects of Junk food on the body.

A panel of judges with expertise in the field of arts and media will determine the 1st, 2nd and 3rd place winners.

Numerous prizes up for grabs including: A tablet, camera and phone as well as other gift vouchers, 1st, 2nd and 3rd prize winners will receive, $250, $150 and $100 respectively.

The first placed school will receive $300 towards music /theatre arts department, each participant will be given a participation certificate along with a gift, there will also be a special prize for (people’s choice or most creative).

Sponsors for this event include, LUCELEC, CFL, St. Lucia National Lottery, Courts, ECFH, Laborie Credit Union and Glace Supermarket.

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