Students win new playground and $30k


CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. (WIVB) – A focus on fitness got students in Cheektowaga a new playground and $30,000.

A Maryvale primary school took home the grand prize in the 2014 Healthy Playground Makeover Sweepstakes. The contest was sponsored by Together Counts, a program designed to inspire active and healthy living.

There will be an award presentation at the school on Thursday. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review. Note: Comments containing links are not allowed.

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