KILGORE, TX (KLTV) -For the third year, the Dallas Cowboys partnered with the Texas Lottery for the Funds for Fitness grant program benefitting Texas public schools health and wellness projects on their campuses.
This is a five-year, $300,000 program commitment, awarding 15 elementary, middle school, and high school student campuses.
Chandler Elementary School from Kilgore ISD received $1000. Public school teachers applied for grant funds and the winners were awarded based off of the financial need of the proposed initiative and its far-reaching impact on student health.
Year four of the five-year Funds for Fitness program will open in January of 2020, with an additional $60,000 being awarded to public schools.