Angela Stark, Kentucky

Special Education Teacher

Southern Middle School

City, State:
Lexington, KY

Find Me On: Twitter: @healthystark

A Bit About Me

Favorite Healthy Snack:
Almonds and grapes

Favorite Way to Be Physically Active:
Running and biking

Song that Always Gets You Moving:
“Hit the Lights” – Metallica

Favorite Cookbook/Blog:

Your Inspiration for Being Healthy:
I want to be a healthy role model for my family.

What motivated you to apply to be an ambassador?
I wanted to learn more about how to create a healthier environment in school.

Why do you feel it is important for schools to be a part of the fight against childhood obesity?
Kids spend so much time at school; we can be such an influence on their lifestyle.

What’s your proudest accomplishment in creating a healthier generation?
My children’s school is slowly creating a healthier environment one change at a time.

If you could make one healthy change in your school or community, what would it be?
We should move from food as reward to only activity-based rewards.

What is a word of advice for others who would like to make a healthy change in his or her community?
It’s important to find advocates in your community to partner with. It’s uphill if you try to do it on your own.

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