Three North Carolina Schools Selected to Win Brand New $100k Don’t Quit!® Fitness Center
Fitness centers at each school will open in Fall 2021
Raleigh, NC (STL.News) Governor Roy Cooper and fitness icon Jake (Body by Jake) Steinfeld, Chairman of the National Foundation for Governors’ Fitness Councils (NFGFC), announced three North Carolina schools selected to each receive a state-of-the-art $100,000 DON’T QUIT! Fitness Center. The multi-million dollar DON’T QUIT! Campaign has named C.M. Eppes Middle School in Greenville, Northridge Middle School in Charlotte and Perquimans County Middle School in Winfall as the state’s most outstanding schools for demonstrating leadership in getting and keeping their students fit.
“I’m excited that these three deserving schools have been selected to receive these generous gifts,” said Gov. Cooper. “As we emerge from the pandemic, it’s more important than ever for students to get the short and long term benefits from physical activity. Each of the selected schools has demonstrated its commitment to promote health and wellness for students, which is important for the entire state of North Carolina.”
“We had an overwhelming response from elementary and middle schools throughout the great state of North Carolina. None of this would have been possible without the incredible support of Governor Cooper, who helped make this campaign a huge success by putting the health and well-being of children first,” said Mr.