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Grant Program Providing Snacks to Elementary School Ends

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A program that provided afternoon snacks to Fairview Elementary School students has hit a roadblock.

Monroe County Community School Corporation spokesperson, Andrew Clampitt, says the grant that funded the program has just ended, leaving many students without afternoon snacks. Clampitt says free afternoon snacks are particularly at Fairview Elementary, where a particularly high rate of students receive free and reduced cost lunches.

Clampitt explained the benefits of the program to students: “Studies have shown that the food