Alumni Student Ambassadors
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.
James Simon - Illinois
Chicago, Illinois freshman James Simon loves being a Fuel Up to Play 60 Student Ambassador and says that this role gives him a voice for himself, as well as other kids. Since Fuel Up to Play 60 is new in his school, Urban Prep Academy – Bronzeville, he plans to make sure Fuel Up to Play 60 is present in his school and that it is accepted by all students and teachers.
Lesley Tenorio - Illinois
Lesley Tenorio from Waukegan, Ill., loves being a Fuel Up to Play 60 Student Ambassador and states, “I have the great opportunity to help other students eat better and be more physically active. I get the privilege to influence other students toward healthier lives.”
Madeline Ganey - Minnesota
For freshman Madeline Ganey of Northfield, Minnesota, being a Fuel Up to Play 60 Student Ambassador allows her to promote the program and be a strong voice for Fuel Up to Play 60 by motivating and empowering kids to make healthy lifestyle choices.
Hannah McCoy - Nebraska
Hannah McCoy from Prague, Nebraska loves her role as Fuel Up to Play 60 Student Ambassador and takes her role very seriously. “I am a leader for my peers and I love letting them know about the importance of exercise and healthy eating,” she states. “Fun games can include exercise without even thinking about it. Eating the right amounts of the basic food groups, including fruits, vegetables, whole grains, lean meats and dairy can fuel your body up!”
Jordan Turnwall - Nebraska
Nebraska Fuel Up to Play 60 Student Ambassador, Jordan Turnwall hopes more schools become active in the program, more kids start eating healthier lunches and that chocolate milk should be left as a choice for the kids to drink with their school lunch.
Bailey Aanenson - North Dakota
For freshman Bailey Joy Aanenson, being an Ambassador for the Fuel Up to Play 60 program means that she is not only helping end childhood obesity and making her school better, but she is also setting herself as a role model to other students so they can join the movement and try to make healthier lifestyle choices in their own lives.
Logan Ahern - North Dakota
Logan Ahern holds the title of North Dakota State Ambassador for the Fuel Up to Play 60 program, a title he couldn’t feel more honored and blessed to carry. “It means so much to me to have the honor of representing North Dakota,” says Logan. “It means I have a lot of hard work ahead of me, and it inspires me to be a good leader by setting good examples for my peers.”
Katie Osmundson - South Dakota
Fifth grader Kate Osmundson of Sioux Falls, South Dakota loves to tell her peers how great healthy foods taste. Katie exemplifies being a good role model – and a good Fuel Up to Play 60 National Student Ambassador – to those around her by showcasing her athleticism by playing volleyball and swimming on the Sioux Falls Seals swim team and educating others about eating healthy.