West Virginia Middle-Schooler Wins National Hoops For Heart Art Contest

West Virginia Middle-Schooler Wins National Hoops For Heart Art Contest

Whitley Frame, Moorfield Intermediate School student and winner of the Hoops for Heart Design Contest

Each year, the American Heart Association holds a nation-wide art contest to find student designs to feature in their. The nearly 500 entries are narrowed down to 10, which are voted on online to find two winning designs, one for Jump Rope for Heart and one for the Hoops for Heart programs.

Whitley Frame, a 10-year-old student at Moorefield Intermediate School in West Virginia, entered her artwork and won for the Hoops for Heart, an AHA program for middle-schoolerWest Virginia Middle-Schooler Wins National Hoops For Heart Art Contest students across the country. Whitley hopes her design will raise awareness and encourage her community to live their healthiest and fullest lives.  She believes it’s important for organizations like the AHA to help people understand the consequences of an unhealthy lifestyle, and for people at risk of heart disease and stroke to make changes to prevent them. She hopes that through Hoops for Heart people her age are inspired to prioritize their health now.

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