Mott Hall Community school hosts health fair

A Throggs Neck school joined a health organization to throw a Health and Wellness Fair on Saturday, June 14. Mott Hall Community School’s Title 1 Committee and Healthfirst set up booths for diabeties screenings, blood pressure checks, the NYPD, and FDNY, among others. And if that wasn’t enough, visitors could also try to drench a teacher in the dunk tank. Pictured: School Prinicipal Juana (Jenny) Rosario, second from left, along with her staff
Photo by Edwin Soto

They learned how to get well — and got to dunk their teachers in a well, too.

A Throggs Neck school joined a health organization to throw a health and wellness fair on Saturday, June 14 at Mott Hall Community School. Faculty and health group Healthfirst set up booths for diabetes screenings and blood pressure checks, while the NYPD and FDNY manned their own booths. And if that wasn’t enough to get students — and their parents — feelin’ good, they could also try to drench a teacher in the dunk tank.

Reach Reporter Ben Kochman at (718) 742–3394. E-mail him at bkochman@cnglocal.com. Follow him on Twitter @benkochman.

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