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As a Fuel Up to Play 60 student leader, here are a number of great things you can do to help spread the word about Fuel Up to Play 60 in your community, school and state!Download PDF
Fuel Up to Play 60 student ambassadors demonstrate a passion for taking control of their health and wellness, and encouraging their fellow students to do the same. They are not only actively engaged and involved in Fuel Up to Play 60, but are leaders among their peers, working to improve physical fitness and nutrition habits within their schools.
Frank M-C. - National Ambassador from Minnesota
Frank M-C, of Rochester, Minn., is excited to meet other ambassadors, learn more about being a better leader and help spread the message of eating healthy, staying active, and making a difference to his school, state and country as one of five Fuel Up to Play 60’s National Ambassadors.
Austin B. - Arkansas
An after school walking club. School breakfast taste testings. Breakfast with elementary school students. Those are just a few examples of Fuel Up to Play 60 initiatives Austin B. from Huntington, Ark. implemented at Mansfield Middle School this past school year. As a 2014-2015 Fuel Up to Play 60 State Ambassador, Austin looks forward to setting an example not only for his classmates, but the state of Arkansas. He’s also already planning for the upcoming school year.
Sulaimaan K. - Illinois
When he’s not playing volleyball or out for a run, you can find Sulaimaan Kabir helping peers in his school and throughout the state lead healthier lives as one of Illinois’ State Ambassadors for Fuel Up to Play 60.
Griffin Z. - Illinois
Griffin Z, of Chicago, Ill., uses logic and a whole lot of heart to be the best leader he can be. “I am a hardworking, well-minded person who loves to make people and this world better,” he said.
Gage K. - Iowa
Gage K., of Dubuque, Iowa, was raised with an open mind and taught not to let fear or insecurity stop him from trying new things, which is why he was such an integral member of his Fuel Up to Play 60 student team at Table Mound Elementary. It’s also why he’s thrilled to serve as Iowa’s State Ambassador, and bring new opportunities to his new school and state.
Piper H. - Kansas
Piper H. may be small, but she packs a big punch when it comes to staying healthy and active, and encouraging others to do the same.
Taylor F. - Minnesota
Taylor F. of Rochester, Minn., is a natural leader when it comes to health and fitness. “Some girls in my P.E. class made a goal for themselves to beat me in the mile or stay right behind me the whole time!”
Alaina M. - Missouri
Alaina M. of St. Louis, Mo. is excited to be a State Ambassador this year, and give back to a program that has done so much for her. She credits Fuel Up to Play 60 with helping her re-focus her outlook on life and learn to set and accomplish goals on her own and with her peers.
Rachel D. - Nebraska
When she’s not setting up for a spike in volleyball or riding a rollercoaster, Rachel D. from Papillion, Neb., is finding ways to stay healthy and active, and encouraging her peers to do the same. She looks forward to taking her involvement in Fuel Up to Play 60 to the next level, and serving as this school year’s State Ambassador from Nebraska.
Madison K. - North Dakota
Madison K. from Valley City, N.D. knows how to stay healthy and active. She enjoys hockey and running, and one day hopes to become a nurse. For now, she’ll focus on helping her peers at Valley City Junior High School and students across the state live healthier lifestyles, as North Dakota’s State Ambassador for Fuel Up to Play 60.
Remington W. - Oklahoma
Remington W., of Locust Grove, Okla., is a natural-born leader. Along with serving as the school year’s Oklahoma Fuel Up to Play State Ambassador, he is also the vice president of his 4-H club where he helps lead regular meetings and drive the club’s yearly initiatives.
Alexis V. - South Dakota
In terms of role models, Alexis V., of Sioux Falls, S.D., looks up to the people who directly help her reach her goals every day. Her teachers and coaches inspire and challenge her to be a dynamic leader, and she couldn’t be more thankful.