Every Loser is a Winner

When the NISD HealthPOWER Weight Loss Challenge kicked off Sept. 1, 610 participants were at the starting line. Now three months later, there are a lot less of them (both in number and girth). Sixty-one people (or 10 percent) completed the challenge, losing a total of 884.4 pounds.

Location winners are Brandeis HS, which collectively lost a total of 165.5 pounds and will receive $1,300; Central Office (Evers Road), which lost 42 pounds and will receive $800; Northwest Crossing ES, which lost 39 pounds and will receive $850; and Vale MS, which lost 35 pounds and will receive $1,050.