“Austin Brightly combined healthy eating with his love of games to take first place in this year’s Healthivore Video Game Contest.

The Henry Middle School student won best overall out of nearly 400 entries from 42 schools across the country for his video game Vege-Wars. The competition is put on each year by Green Ribbon Schools to promote creative learning on topics such as energy, the environment and health. […]

“It’s supposed to teach about how you should become active and healthy,” Brightly said.

While he admits that he still has work to do on his own habits, creating the video game did teach Brightly valuable lessons on a healthier diet.

“I’m not the most healthy, but I’m trying to get more active every day,” he said,” and I try to influence my friends.””

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