After four years,Happy Healthy Cooks is making a difference for local elementary school students.
Heather Quintana started the program at her son's school. This year four Roanoke City Schools and three head start programs.
The goal is expand to five schools and four head start programs next year.
Dr. Julie Gilliam, Hurt Park Elementary School Principal says the program has been a great preparation for future SOL testing. Second graders learn about measurements and geography as part of the twenty week program.
This is the first year for Happy Healthy Cooks at Hurt Park Elementary.