Friday, January 21, 2011

Radio Disney AM 590 Atlanta and Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Georgia Announce Winners of the 'Get Active Get Fit!' School Challenge

/PRNewswire/ -- Radio Disney AM 590 Atlanta, part of the number one radio network for kids, tweens and families, and Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Georgia (BCBSGa) announce the winners of the "Get Active Get Fit!" School Challenge. The 20 Georgia schools with the highest percentage of participation in the program have won a special dance party hosted by Radio Disney AM 590. In addition, five schools were awarded new gym equipment valued at $500 for being the first to sign up and complete the program.

The "Get Active Get Fit!" School Challenge was designed to motivate kids and families to achieve fitness together by engaging in fun activities. The program has been implemented in more than 150 elementary schools in 127 districts throughout the Fall 2010, furthering a commitment to encourage a healthy and active lifestyle among 61,000 of Georgia's school-age children.

The winning schools with the highest percentage of participation are:


  • Adrian School of Performing Arts
Emanuel County
  • Bacon County Elementary
Bacon County
  • Brookview Elementary
Fulton County
  • Burnette Elementary
Gwinnett County
  • Cusseta Road Elementary
Muscogee County
  • Edgewood Elementary
Muscogee County
  • Glen Haven Elementary
Dekalb County
  • Hannah Academy
Muscogee County
  • Hubbard Elementary
Monroe County
  • Lake Oconee Academy
Greene County
  • Lamar County Primary School
Lamar County
  • Marlow Elementary
Effingham County
  • Social Circle Elementary
Social Circle City
  • Social Circle Primary
Social Circle City
  • South Dodge Elementary
Dodge County
  • Stonewall Tell Elementary
Fulton County
  • Tolbert Elementary
Gordon County
  • Venetian Hills Elementary
Atl Public Schools
  • Whitesburg Elementary
Carroll County
  • Whitlow Elementary
Forsyth County

The schools awarded new gym equipment are:

  • Lamar County Primary School
Lamar County
  • Social Circle Primary
Social Circle City
  • South Dodge Elementary
Dodge County
  • Stonewall Tell Elementary
Fulton County
  • Venetian Hills Elementary
Atl Public Schools

"It is truly amazing to see how many schools participated in this challenge," said Morgan Kendrick, President, BCBSGa. "They are all winners and we couldn't be more thrilled with the incredible success that Radio Disney's 'Get Active Get Fit!' program has experienced in engaging Georgia's children in healthy fitness activities."

Nearly 500,000 students nationwide signed up to participate in the "Get Active Get Fit!" School Challenge in states including California, Georgia, Indiana, Kentucky, Ohio, Missouri, Upstate New York, Virginia, and Wisconsin. For Radio Disney, the network's involvement in the program demonstrates its commitment to inspiring healthier lifestyles for kids and families supporting Disney's Magic of Healthy Living effort.

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