PADUCAH, KY (KFVS) - Heath Middle and Paducah Middle schools received cash prizes in a walking challenge issued by Kohl’s Cares and the Baptist Health Foundation Paducah.
First-place winner Heath Middle received $2,250 during an awards luncheon in the Baptist Heart Center auditorium on Monday. Heath, with 158 students in the challenge, logged 16,938 miles. Paducah Middle won $1,500 for having 228 students log 13,546 miles. The cash prizes were funded by a Kohl’s Cares grant and foundation board member Ronnie James of James Marine Inc.
School officials are required to use the funds to purchase equipment or resources to enhance their health and physical education programs.