MY PLATE: Megan Price, Beaufort County Health Department health education specialist, is seen with Sharon Morris’ third-graders, one of the classes that participated in the special health-awareness program.

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Bath Elementary students learn about healthy portions

Published 1:39am Tuesday, February 5, 2013


Megan Price, a public health education specialist with the Beaufort County Health Department, recently presented two programs for Bath Elementary School students in kindergarten through third grade. The program, titled “MyPlate Project,” focused on healthful eating and learning how to create a healthful, nutritious meal using the colorful-sectioned plate. Each student received a special plate to take home. A DVD highlighting the goals and objectives of the “MyPlate” project was donated to the school’s media
center. This presentation was co-sponsored by the Beaufort County Health Department and a grant from Vidant Health Care.

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