Students Feted for Nutrition Essays

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By Alexandra Waldhorn

Forty kids from several upper West Side schools know how to eat right—and write about it too.

Ten students from each participating school—I.S. 44, the Computer School, the Anderson School and West Prep Academy—were selected to be honored for their essays on healthy eating and living. The students were all in 6th, 7th and 8th grade.

The group will be awarded for their insightful take on one of education’s big topics—health in the cafeteria—on the morning of May 21 in an event hosted by the . As part of the ’s 2010 culinary fundraising series, New Taste of the Upper West Side, proceeds will go to Wellness in the Schools, a non-profit organization founded in 2005 to improve school lunches.

The award-winning students in front of the Museum of Natural History.

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