Hailey Samples encourages students to enter 2013 'Make the Play for Healthy Habits' contest. First prize is a visit from Lions QB Matthew Stafford.
Hailey Samples has had an exciting year since winning the 2012 Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan (BSBSM) "Make the Play for Healthy Habits" video contest. Now a 6th grader at The Roeper School, Hailey thrilled her schoolmates at Warner Upper Elementary School last May by earning a visit from Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford with her tips for staying fit and healthy. Since then, she has made three video blogs. "The first one was an interview with Matthew Stafford," Hailey said. "The second was about staying active and being fit." For the third, Hailey and her mother Sheilah, who did the camera work, visited a local grocery store for a segment about eating healthy. "Since I talked about different categories in my video, I …
Videos created by Jalen Johnson and Hailey Samples are finalists in the Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan competition.
Sunday, April 15, 2012
Jalen Johnson and Hailey Samples, both of Farmington Hills, are finalists in Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan’s “Make the Play for Healthy Habits” video contest. In January, the Blues asked fourth to eighth graders in Michigan for ways to help make Michigan healthier, and 40 students responded. The winner will be decided by public votes on aHealthierMichigan.org/kidcontest where the videos will be posted. Voting opens at noon on April 13 and runs through April 25, 2012, at 12 p.m. EST with the winner announced on May 7. Jalen is a 4th grader at Forest Elementary School, and Hailey is a 5th grader at Warner Upper Elementary School. Other finalists are Kailey Head, a fourth grader from North Elementary in Newport, Kate LeLone, an eighth …