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SOUTH CHARLESTON — Jillian Freeman and Olivia Turman, students at Barboursville Middle School, received the WV Healthy Kids Healthy Families "Unstoppable Award" for their advocacy work on education policy in December, according to a news release from Families Leading Change.

Turman and Freeman both addressed the West Virginia Board of Education during its meeting in August 2017 on their stand to keep West Virginia school nutrition standards strong as the new West Virginia Department of Education policy 4321.1 was online for 30-day public comment and ultimately being decided in August.

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