Granite State FitKids
2300 southwood drive
Nashua, NH 03063

(603) 577-4400

Drchuck@granitestatefitkids.org

 
Awards & Recognition
October 2013 Congratulations to D-H Nashua’s Dr. Chuck Cappetta for receiving the AAP’s Local Heroes Award! :: The Local Heroes Award recognizes pediatricians who are leaders through community action and advocacy for children in their local communities.

About Charles T. Cappetta, MD, FAAP

Dr. Cappetta, general pediatrician and adjunct associate professor of pediatrics at the Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth, has been a member of the AAP Council on Community Pediatrics for four years. Past president of the New Hampshire Pediatric Society, he also served on the AAP Council on Sports Medicine and Fitness Executive Committee. Over the past 16 years, his Granite State FitKids program has taught 28,000 children about the workings of the human body and how to care for it. For 10 years, Dr. Cappetta also ran a new dad’s support group on the role of the father in the care of newborns.

October 2013 "One Foot Closer to Fitness" - Healthy Heros of Nashua Honored by Mayor Donnalee Lozeau


 

September 2010 The Gold Circle Partnership Achievement Award - NH Partners in Education - Thortons Ferry School (Merrimack), James Mastricola Elementary School (Merrimack), Reeds Ferry Elementary School (Merrimack) and Hills Garrison Elementary School (Hudson)
Awarded to GSFK in recognition of its exemplary educational partnership during the 2008-2009 academic year which was made possible through the collaborative efforts of school and community. (Click Here for details)
 
September 2009 The Gold Circle Partnership Achievement Award - NH Partners in Education - Thortons Ferry School (Merrimack), James Mastricola Elementary School (Merrimack), Reeds Ferry Elementary School (Merrimack) and Hills Garrison Elementary School (Hudson)
Awarded to GSFK in recognition of its exemplary educational partnership during the 2008-2009 academic year which was made possible through the collaborative efforts of school and community.
 
October
2009
October, 19,2009-  NCE AAP Meeting, Washington, DC-Council on Community Pediatrics (COCP): Successful Community Approaches for Prevention and Treatment-Poster Presenter-GSFK: An Interactive School Health Awareness Program to Improve the Health and Fitness of Children Aged 9-11.
 
February 27, 2009
 
GSFK Poster Presentation - AAP CME Meeting - Future of Pediatrics - Anaheim, CA
September 2008 The Gold Circle Partnership Achievement Award - NH Partners in Education - Thortons Ferry School (Merrimack), James Mastricola Elementary School (Merrimack), Reeds Ferry Elementary School (Merrimack) and Nottingham West Elementary School (Hudson)
Awarded to GSFK in recognition of its exemplary educational partnership during the 2007-2008 academic year which was made possible through the collaborative efforts of school and community.
 
April
2007

Granite State FitKids was listed as a “Classroom curriculum energizer” in the NH Foundation for Healthy Communities release; Recommendations from the New Hampshire Childhood Obesity Expert Panel-Preventing Childhood Obesity: Promoting physical activity and healthy eating.

September 2007

The Gold Circle Partnership Achievement Award - NH Partners in Education - Nottingham West Elementary School, Hudson, NH, Ledge Street School, Nashua, Thortons Ferry and James Mastricola Elementary Schools, Merrimack NH
Awarded to GSFK in recognition of its exemplary educational partnership during the 2006-2007 academic year which was made possible through the collaborative efforts of school and community.
 

September 2006

The Gold Circle Partnership Achievement Award - NH Partners in Education - Nottingham West Elementary School, Thorntons Ferry School and James Mastricola Elementary School
Awarded to GSFK in recognition of its exemplary educational partnership during the 2005-2006 academic year which was made possible through the collaborative efforts of school and community.


Photo Caption: Peter Durso Principal at Nottingham West Elementary School (left), Kathy Perkins GSFK Facilitator (middle) and Randy Bell, Superintendent of Hudson Schools (right).
April
2006
One of the Best Practices for Physical Activity Promotion Around the World
Granite State FitKids is recognized as one of seven programs in the United States selected to be in the WHO/CDC publication - "Best Practices for Physical Activity Promotion Around the World ".
March
2006
The Gold Circle Partnership Achievement Award - NH Partners in Education - Nottingham West Elementary School, Hudson, NH
Awarded to GSFK in recognition of its exemplary educational partnership made possible through the collaborative efforts of school and community.
May
2005
The Cooper Institute-Dallas, Texas - Children's Healthy Bodies Initiative
Silver Award Winner

Awarded to GSFK for its efforts in the fight against childhood obesity.
March
2005
The Gold Circle Partnership Achievement Award - NH Partners in Education - Nottingham West Elementary School, Hudson, NH and Thorntons Ferry Elementary School, Merrimack, NH
Awarded to GSFK in recognition of its exemplary educational partnership made possible through the collaborative efforts of school and community.
March
2004
AAP Special Achievement Award
Awarded for developing the Granite State FitKids program in the Nashua Public Schools.
November
2003
The Gold Circle Partnership Achievement Award - NH Partners in Education - Nottingham West Elementary School, Hudson NH
Awarded to GSFK in recognition of its exemplary educational partnership made possible through the collaborative efforts of school and community.
November
2002
The Gold Circle Partnership Achievement Award - NH Partners in Education - Nashua School District
Awarded to GSFK in recognition of its exemplary educational partnership made possible through the collaborative efforts of school and community.


   
 
 
 
   
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