Cruiserweight Champ, Nichols, teaches kids about Healthy Lifestyles

Northern Lights students attend Healthy Active Schools Symposium

Students from Northern Lights Public Schools joined other students from throughout the Lakeland region in Bonnyville on Tuesday (October 25) to take part in the Healthy Active Schools Symposium (HASS).
The keynote speaker for the event was Northern Lights alumnus, and Canadian Cruiserweight Champion, Rob Nichols. Nichols shared the story of how he learned to live a healthy lifestyle through discovering boxing. He also spoke to students about nutrition, exercise and the benefits of making healthy lifestyle choices. Students also participated in breakout sessions focusing on mental health, fitness and mindfulness.

Approximately 120 students from 21 schools in Northern Lights participated in HASS. The students will share what they have learned with other students at their schools and be involved in developing health and wellness initiatives in their schools.