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New Holland school celebrates fitness, nutrition grant from Atlanta Falcons
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New Holland Knowledge Academy teacher Johnny Phillips gets student Justin Arriaga set before he runs through an obstacle course Tuesday morning in the school's gymnasium. The school has received a $10,000 grant from the Atlanta Falcons to use for improving student fitness and nutrition. - photo by Scott Rogers

New Holland Knowledge Academy on Tuesday morning celebrated a $10,000 grant from the Atlanta Falcons to improve student fitness and nutrition.

The school is a recipient of the Fuel Up To Play 60 — Atlanta Falcons Hometown Grant for the 2017-18 school year. The grant is a partnership of the Falcons and the Southeast United Dairy Industry Association Inc. School system officials said in a statement the grant would go to support physical activity and school nutrition efforts at New Holland.

The grant is divided with $5,000 going toward physical activity and $5,000 going to nutrition efforts at the school.

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