Three Region 8 Schools Participating in Great Arkansas Workout

JONESBORO, AR - Three elementary schools in Region 8 will participate in tomorrow's 'Great Arkansas Workout 2007,' sponsored by the Governor's Council on Fitness.

The event focuses on the importance of regular physical activity in children.  Media personalities and other celebrities like the Arkansas Twisters' mascots will join 760 fourth graders from 25 schools in Arkansas, including the Jonesboro Visual & Performing Arts Magnet School, Tuckerman Elementary and one of the elementary schools in Paragould.

Some of the state's top instructors will lead the children through exercise stations that include such diverse activities as boxing, yoga, football, aerobics and running.