Buffalo School District: Engaging Youth as Leaders in School Wellness
Colorado’s Buffalo School District RE- 4J has truly empowered students to be leaders and agents of change. The district wellness committee is comprised of and led by 15 high school students, and those students have fostered incredible change for the school and community in regards to health and wellness. The school district maintains their district wellness committee by:
– Engaging and empowering their youth
– Providing resources for school health policies and programs
– Building and sustaining youth-adult partnerships
Watch this video to see how the students are making a difference for their school, district, and entire community.