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"A Pizza's a Pizza" slices the competition in AtlantiCare's Build a Better Pizza contest

"A Pizza's a Pizza" slices the competition in AtlantiCare's Build a Better Pizza contest

Texas Avenue School students to savor 6th grader's winning recipe

For Immediate Release: April 9, 2014

Who: Texas Avenue School 6th grade students; AtlantiCare Healthy Schools, Healthy Children Program representatives; Tony Boloney's® Indigenous Pizza, Subs and Grub™

What: To enjoy contest-winning pizza

When: Thursday, April 10, 2014 11:20 a.m.

Where: Texas Avenue School, 2523 Arctic Avenue, Atlantic City

            Attending media should find available street parking, and should check in at the school's Administrative Office, accessible from the Artic Avenue entrance.

Details: Nidaa Bukhari, a 6th grader at Texas Avenue School in Atlantic City, was named the winner of the AtlantiCare Healthy Schools Healthy Children Program's "Build a Better Pizza" contest, which took place this winter.

Students from six schools in Atlantic City participated in the contest to create an original pizza using healthy ingredients and toppings. The contest also called for creating a clever, fun name.

Bukhari's recipe for "A Pizza's a Pizza" includes whole wheat dough, portabella mushrooms, asparagus, chopped kale, and fresh mozzarella and parmesan cheeses. Tony Boloney's® Indigenous Pizza, Subs and Grub™, which co-sponsored the contest, will deliver Bukhari's pizzas to the 6th grade class as part of the grand prize.

About AtlantiCare's Healthy Schools, Healthy Children Program

AtlantiCare's Healthy Schools, Healthy Children program works with area schools to create and sustain healthy school environments by providing resources and programming to ensure students are healthy and ready to learn.

Media Contacts:

Jennifer Tornetta, (O) 609-569-7010, (C) 609-335-3446,

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Betsy Woerner, (O) 609-748-7539, (C) 609-385-6361,
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