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Catapulting into Adulting gets students vaccinated

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Posted at 9:30 PM, Oct 19, 2017
and last updated 2017-10-19 23:30:02-04

Future college students across the Treasure Valley are getting a jump on healthy living with the help of students at the One Stone School. Students divided up into teams and took on different learning actives from financial planning, branding, And life hacks. They also learned the importance of health and wellness. Students were able to get free vaccinations including shots to prevent type B meningitis known to prey on college students living in dorms.

"There are five vaccines that are available that they really should have we have all vaccines available for them to take not charge. But what we are also doing is looking them up in the registry to find out are there other vaccines that they may still need," said Karen Sharpnack of the Idaho Immunization Coalition.

At the end of the event, Students catapulted bean bags into baskets to win prizes. Each team getting a shot for every activity or vaccine. Student's from the One Stone School spent more than eight months organizing and planning the event.