Presidential Youth Fitness Program

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The Presidential Youth Fitness Program (PYFP) is a comprehensive school-based program that promotes health and regular physical activity for America’s youth. This is a voluntary program that offers educators free access to a health-related assessment for youth fitness, professional development for meaningful implementation, and motivational recognition to empower students to adopt and maintain an active lifestyle.


During the 2018-2019 school year in Trousdale County Schools, students in physical Education classes in grades 4,5,6,8, and high school completed the assessments as part of their regular classroom instruction. The PYFP places emphasis on the value of living a physically active and healthy lifestyle—in school and beyond. The program minimizes comparisons between children and instead supports students as they pursue personal fitness goals for lifelong health. By adopting the program, schools gain access to a robust selection of resources to promote lifelong physical activity.


Physical activity is critical to our children’s health and well-being. Studies show that physical activity not only helps kids stay active and healthy, but it can enhance important skills like concentration and problem solving, which can improve academic performance.

Since 1966, the President’s Council has promoted the Youth Fitness Test. While the Fitness Test has changed over the years, the current test continues to assess physical fitness using data from the 1985 National School Population Fitness Survey. The President’s Council teamed up with leaders in the field to evolve the current test to a comprehensive program that provides training and resources to schools for assessing, tracking, and recognizing youth fitness. The new program has moved away from recognizing athletic performance to providing a barometer on student’s health.


4th grade              5th Grade

(Pictured above are the 4th and 5th Graders)


Congratulations to the following students on completing this assignment:

4th Grade

Patrick Adcock, Jr Allison Blair Jayden Burnley
Mizery Card Drew Carman Kira Claywell
Bradley Crook Tyanna Dalton Branden Denham
Sam Dickerson William Eicher Hunter Ervin
Jaydan Giese Emma Gregory Izabella Hobby
Katelyn Hutchison Bennett Jarvis Joana Juarez
Gavin Linville Wyatt Maasen Sarah Miller
Triton Montoya Ayden Nelson Trae Rider
Marcy Rogers Mary Rogers Isaiah Rotella
Peyton Scruggs Aaron Sexton Luke Shoulders
Chales Spears Mason Sullins Keelia Thelwell
Bayleigh Vaughan Kanden Wade Marley Watkins
Zoey Watkins Ashton Wright Charlie Wright
  Bethany Zarichansky  

5th Grade

Devon Barnes Juliet Barragan Brendan Barrett
Faith Caton Hunter Cothron Dominick Dotson
Jayden Douglas Brenton Dunbar Jazmyne Dunn
Levi Ellis Gage Farley Taylor Frizzell
Jaycee Gilliland Ethan Goins Clayton Jenkins
Kiron Johnson Dylan Kennedy Hailey Lasher
Rocean Monson Abigail Parris William Pope
Cain Ray Cayden Ray Alia Ring
Brian Rolin Taqueshi Santiago-Cruz Katie Jo Shockley
Jacob Stone Leonetta Tate Kylie Vaughn
Wyatt Whited Trey Wright  

6th Grade

Krysten Adcock Janae Aponte Denise Araiza
Matthew Baker Kendra Barnhart Ayden Beal
Addie Bennett Thomas Boner Abbie Branscum
Savan Cantrell Aganie Card Zyltaly Cardenas
Tucker Chambers Jayden Chapman Beryl Chen
Chandler Clemmons Christian Cook Noad Cook
Ty Cothron Mckenzie Croos Marley Dalton
Ti Dockery Kayleigh Dunn Abby Jo Elmore
Ella Elmore Emma Elmore Ashton Ervin
James Harper Alivia Herrington Emma Holder
Mary Linville Alex Livingston Espen Maddoz
Landon Mathes Elle Kay Mayberry Khalaen Moore
Kyson Noble Reagan Petty Braylee Potts
Madysen Reichert Timothy Rotella Clay Sanders
Alexis Smitley Matthew Stanley Larenz Watkins
Sharon WInter Ethan Woodard Aiden Young
  Owen Zarichansky  

8th Grade

Andrew Adams Naylon Banks Seth Barthel
Joshua Beal Logan Beasley Kyle Blair
Kaylee Boyles Daryl Briscoe Libby Clark
Elizabeth Crabtree Thalia Diaz Sarah Dickerson
Leeanna Douglas Cheyenne Foster Xochil Garcia-Santiago
Eric Gunter Victor Hamilton Destiney Hensley
Grayson Hutchison Aden Johnson Phillip Johnston
Miranda Kibler Anna Martin Khaleah McCarver
Ruth Mink Autumn Parrish Hailey Presley
Brendyn Richey Eliseona Satterfield Brandon Shockley
Dalaney Shoulders Abigail Vaughn Harley Walker
  Jasmine Webster  

9th Grade

Jaylin Bowman Thomas Brown
Kailen Donoho Madison Farley
Raina Guimont Logan Kibler
Tytus Mann Tehana Richey
Maria Vazquez  

10th-12th Grade

William Barksdale Sylvie Byrn
Rebecca Crowder Whitney Dansby
Skye Guimont Cooper Helson
Eric Holmes Camyron Hurd
Jazzlyn Marshall Jerica Rieger
Juliana Scalera Lane Sexton
Maryjo Spears Houston Stafford
Jacob Thaxton Micah Voelker
Morgan White Stetson White


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