Schools honored for fighting hunger

NORWALK - D.D. Johnston Elementary in Norwalk and Bellflower High School have been awarded National School of Distinction status for demonstrating "notable enthusiasm, creativity or dedication in getting involved with the hunger cause."The recognition was delivered by the Schools Fight Hunger program, which assists schools across the nation with food drives and hunger awareness efforts. "The students, staff and families of our School of Distinction schools should be very proud of their efforts and the impact they're making on the hunger cause," said Tim Sullivan, founder of Schools Fight Hunger. "Of course, the short-term results are impressive, but we also love to see how our next generation of leaders are getting active in their communities at such a young age."

********** Published: September 29, 2011 - Volume 10 - Issue 24