Seventeen Harlandale ISD schools ‘Walk Across Texas’ during AgriLife Extension competition

Originally published May 2, 2019 in AgriLife Today.

By Paul Schattenberg

More than 1,600 youth from 17 schools in the Harlandale Independent School District walked over 338,190 miles while completing the Walk Across Texas after-school fitness challenge presented by the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service.

A concluding Walk Across Texas celebration was held recently at Vestal Elementary, the winning school of the district competition. Student participants were presented first-place medals and school staffers received certificates of appreciation. In addition, Vestal received a first-place trophy that will rotate to the winning school of each year’s competition. Read More