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Cherokee (November 6, 2018) – The Cherokee Public School District was honored for its efforts to improve health through the Tobacco Settlement Endowment Trust (TSET) Healthy Incentive Program for schools.

Cherokee Public School District received a $3,000 incentive grant from TSET after putting a variety of policies and strategies in place to promote health and wellness for students and staff. The grant funds will be used to update and improve playground equipment.

To celebrate the 10th anniversary of TSET’s Tobacco Stops With Me program earlier this month, TSET announced a bold agenda to cut adult smoking in half over the next decade. More than 30 partner organizations including Blue Cross-Blue Shield, Oklahoma State Medical Association, YMCA of Greater Oklahoma City and Southern Plains Tribal Health Board, also signed on to a 7-point plan to cut adult smoking in half in the next decade.

Oklahoma City (October 2, 2018) – Monroe Elementary School was honored Tuesday for its efforts to improve health for students, teachers and staff. The Oklahoma City elementary school received $3,000 through the Tobacco Settlement Endowment Trust (TSET) Healthy Incentive Program for schools.

Monroe Elementary was eligible for a school site grant after the Oklahoma City Public School District approved a variety of policies and strategies to improve health and wellness at their 87 sites and was awarded a $50,000 grant in 2014.

OKLAHOMA CITY (September 18, 2018) – Two school districts received TSET Healthy Incentive grants on Tuesday for putting policies and strategies in place to promote health for students, teachers and staff.

The TSET Board of Directors approved $43,000 in grants for Maryetta Public Schools in Adair County and Sulphur Public Schools in Murray County as part of the TSET Healthy Incentive Program for Schools.

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Whitney Dinger, Public Information and Outreach Specialist

Whitney Dinger
Public Information and Outreach Specialist
405-521-4959
whitneyd@tset.ok.gov