Paxton school wins top state prize from dairy council
PAXTON — Clara Peterson Elementary School has received a $1,000 cash prize through the Midwest Dairy Council's It Starts With School Breakfast Contest.
The Paxton school was named the grand-prize winner in Illinois in recognition of its Breakfast of Champions event last month. The event featured all students enjoying a healthy breakfast in their classrooms with their teachers.
The $1,000 prize will be used to support in-school health and wellness initiatives.