High school senior makes lifestyle changes, loses 115 pounds by walking to school

PHOTO: Canton City School District

A high school student in Ohio is being praised for losing over 100 pounds.

According to the Canton City School District, Michael Watson lost 115 pounds after years of being overweight. They said that he did it by adopting a healthier lifestyle of eating and exercise. For example, he would walk to school every day, no matter the weather, during his last three years of high school. 

The school district said that Michael is looking forward to graduating and working full time. They also said that Family Support Specialist Terrance Jones couldn't be more proud of Michael's perseverance.

This story was written in Orlando, Florida.

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