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SLCC Know Greater Heroes Program Named to Select 25
Date:5/20/2013

Salt Lake City, UT (PRWEB) May 20, 2013

Salt Lake Community College’s Know Greater Heroes program has been named one of Select Health’s Select 25 winners for 2013. As part of the award, the program will receive $2500 from Select Health. Know Greater Heroes is a leadership training program that involves SLCC athletes who travel to local elementary schools to teach children how to eat right, be active, and avoid drugs and alcohol.

Forty SLCC student athletes participate in the Know Greater Heroes program each year, and visit more than 30 schools each year, reaching approximately 25,000 elementary students, 1,700 elementary school educators, and over 54,000 parents annually.

“We are extremely honored to receive this recognition from an organization that does as much good in our community as SelectHealth," SLCC executive director of development Chad Miller said. "This award speaks to the tremendous benefits Salt Lake Community College's Know Greater Heroes program does in reaching tens of thousands of young people each year."

The Select 25 program supports those who encourage healthy behaviors or serve populations with special needs.

SelectHealth recognizes individuals and organizations that work to improve health or serving those with special needs.

“It is an honor to be associated to with these great organizations that do so much for our communities,” says SelectHealth President and CEO, Patricia Richards. “We are excited to help make a difference in the lives of the people they serve.”

The Know Greater Heroes program is designed to fight childhood obesity, which has more than tripled in the past 30 years. Currently, 32 percent of U.S. children between ages 2 and 19 are overweight or obese. Obese youth are more likely to have risk factors for cardiovascular di
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