The Hall County School System is one of the winners in the state's Second Annual Healthy Georgia Awards.
Hall schools tied with Paulding County Schools in the "Innovation" category, according to an announcement from Lt. Governor Casey Cagle's office.
This year's awards recognized nine non-profits, communities and school districts, for their "extraordinary" results in promoting and fostering health and wellness among Georgia’s youth.
2017 Healthy Georgia Awards Winners:
Legacy: The Healthy Colquitt Coalition
All-Star: City of Kennesaw Parks & Recreation
Innovation: Live Healthy Gwinnett
All-Star: Southeast United Dairy Industry Assn, Inc.
Innovation: YMCA of Metro Atlanta
Legacy: Clayton County School District
All-Star: Cobb County School District
Innovation: Hall & Paulding County School District (tie)
Healthy Georgia Awards Sponsors include: Amerigroup, Arby’s Foundation, Atlanta Falcons Youth Foundation, Atlanta United Foundation, College Football Hall of Fame, Dole Packaged Foods, Eventologie, Georgia Beverage Association, Georgia Public Broadcast, PhRMA, PepsiCo, Southeast United Dairy Industry Assn, Tyler Perry Studios, UGA - College of Public Health, WellCare and YMCA.