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If you’ve been following along with Andrew and Jennifer Holle’s journey, then you know that October 8 was a memorable day for these North Dakotan dairy farmers as they crossed the finish line at the Bank of America Chicago Marathon.
We all know that wasting food is a concerning problem, but very few people see this issue up close like a school custodian. Meet Mark Glende, senior custodian at Sioux Trail Elementary School in Burnsville, Minnesota. He was seeing firsthand the amount of milk that was going down the drain every day.
What does it feel like to be named the NFL PLAY 60 Super Kid?! Our Kansas Fuel Up to Play 60 Ambassador, Sophie, just had the experience of a lifetime! Sophie is a dynamic and bright middle school student passionate about health and wellness.
I’ve personally seen how Fuel Up to Play 60 empowers students to improve the nutrition and physical activity environment in their schools. The program impacts students’ lives by building confidence, developing leadership skills and improving communication.
When schools reach ‘touchdown’ status as a participant in the Fuel Up to Play 60 program, it means they have invested in making sustainable changes for the health of their students. In recognition of the educators and students making a difference in their schools, Midwest Dairy gathered these exceptional leaders together to celebrate their achievements.
A typical day for Cassie, who is always sporting braids, boots and a smile, is helping her father with the cows or her Grandpa Jim with the crops. Of course, Cassie, like any other 9-year-old, loves to play with her friends and, more times than not, she invites them out to the farm.