Jefferson Elementary students participate in health fair

A “Jefferson Family Event” in Norman featured University of Oklahoma athletes who led children in activities designed to boost academics, health and wellness.
by Jane Glenn Cannon Published: January 30, 2013
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Jefferson Elementary School students got health and wellness tips from University of Oklahoma athletes during the “Jefferson Family Event” sponsored by the school's Parent Teacher Association in cooperation with OU and the Norman Regional Healthplex.

The event featured a nutritional sit-down dinner followed by a rotation of activities that emphasized academics, health and fitness. Students were awarded prizes for participation in the various activities.

Sooner athletes led group events, and children had their photographs taken with OU's spirit mascots, Boomer and Sooner.

by Jane Glenn Cannon
Senior Reporter
A native of Oklahoma, Jane Glenn Cannon is an award-winning reporter who has covered everything from crime, courts and government to entertainment and features. She wrote a popular personal column for many years. She is a former associate writer...
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