Biggest Winner Contest
Lose Weight, Get Healthy & Win $1,000
To develop healthy eating and exercise habits to last a lifetime.
The contest will be one semester long, from the first week of classes to the last week of classes.
The contest is open to all full time students, excluding first semester freshmen, who meet the standard definition of overweight: BMI > 25.
Participants may compete publicly or privately, at their discretion. All weights will be recorded and kept strictly confidential.
Students are encouraged to partner with another student, faculty or staff member for support and motivation.
Students may enter multiple semesters. Winning one semester does not disqualify a student from subsequent contests.
Participants must weigh in weekly at the Health and Wellness Office on the same scale and same day each week.
Progressive results will be posted in the Morrow Building. Students who wish their participation to be private must notify the nurse.
The diet is to be a restricted calorie diet, based on the American Diabetic Association Diet, developed expressly for this competition.
At the sole discretion of Health and Wellness Director LuAnn Baker RN BSN, students will be disqualified for dangerous rapid weight loss, use of chemical "diet aids" or practicing unsafe eating habits.
The winner of the competition will be the student who loses the greatest percentage of body weight, and will receive $1,000 toward the next semester's cost at Lyon College.