POSTED: Thursday, September 17, 2009 - 8:45am
UPDATED: Thursday, February 25, 2010 - 11:34am
Students at Pharr Elementary school welcomed a special guest who is promoting healthy eating during National School Lunch Week.
Commissioner of Texas Department of Agriculture, Todd Staples, talked to a group of 5th graders about the importance of a healthy lifestyle, which involves eating healthy and exercising regularly. Staples says the school system is helping with the cause but parents also have to be proactive.