In October 2018, 12 Michigan schools were recognized with Best and Brightest in Wellness awards. Three of the award winners have the Building Healthy Communities: Engaging Middle Schools through Project Healthy Schools (BHC:PHS) program:
- East Middle School, Plymouth
- St. Charles Borromeo Catholic School,
- White Pine Middle School, Saginaw
The Best and Brightest In Wellness awards recognize and celebrate quality and excellence in health awareness. The program highlights employers, wellness providers, schools, faith-based groups, and nonprofits that promote a culture of wellness. Congratulations to the principals, wellness champions and wellness teams at the above schools for their exemplary work.