POSTED: Thursday, April 25, 2013 - 6:30am
UPDATED: Thursday, April 25, 2013 - 6:34am
Baton Rouge, La — Glen Oaks Park Elementary School’s Team walked away with the overall trophy for the 28th EBR Elementary Schools Fitness Meet held recently at Broadmoor High School. The school edged out second-place La Salle Elementary’s team and third-place Westdale Heights Academic Magnet School’s team for the win.
Glen Oaks Elementary’s team included (pictured, left to right): (back row) Principal Cynthia Lange and teachers Ron Robertson, Anderson Briggs and Bernard Williams; (second row) and students Frederick Hitchens, Laiya Palmer, Maliyah Hill, Jachius Spears, (front row) T’Niya Thomas and Jason Barnes. The school also won the 2012 Fitness Meet.
The top three boys in the competition included: first place – Jaden Jackson of LaSalle Elementary, second place – Hitchens and third place -- Dennis Sheppard of LaSalle Elementary. The top three girls were: first place – Palmer, second place -- Shania Anthony of Cedarcrest Elementary and third place – Caitlin Jacobs of Shenandoah Elementary. All six will compete in the State Elementary Fitness Championships on Saturday, April 27, at LSU’s Bernie Moore Stadium.