Amanda Ernest's Story

smiling woman wearing stethoscope

"It is the human connection that makes us want to come to school in the morning. You find that one positive thing that happens throughout the day and you’re like, 'Yes, that’s why I come to work.' 

"Somebody finally understands how to use their inhaler, or somebody gets their diabetes calculation correct. You see yourself making a difference with the kids — and they begin to see themselves as successful."

— Amanda Ernest, Coordinator of Nursing Services for Lawrence Township

In Lawrence, Indiana, the @JumpINforHealthyKids program is helping local children get active and eat healthier. #HealthiestCitiesChallenge