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Super Kid Sophie’s Journey to the Super Bowl

by Robyn Stuewe, MA, RDN, LD, CHES | Feb 14, 2017 | School | 0 comments

Super Kid Sophie
Photo credit: NFL Play 60

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. So when she learned about the NFL PLAY 60 Super Bowl Contest presented by Danimals, she flipped (literally- see her submission video here).

Only a few weeks later, she was surprised on Good Morning America where she found out she had WON the entire contest and was heading to Super Bowl LI in Houston! As if hanging out in New York City meeting media celebrities wasn’t enough excitement, she returned home to a supportive community ready to cheer her on.

Everyone wanted to know how Sophie was feeling as she was preparing to hand off the game ball at the Super Bowl. Sophie shared how her family felt, what her friends were saying and all of her thoughts on Mix 93.3 and Fox 4. She also had a second Live appearance on Good Morning America in preparation for the big game.

Take a look at Sophie’s journey to the Super Bowl on social media from the moment she found out she won, all the way to handing off the game ball:

You can also view the NFL PLAY 60 TV Commercial, (NFL PLAY 60 Super Kid), to watch Sophie’s story.

Think you know a student who would love to get involved with the Fuel Up to Play 60 program? Get more information.

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Robyn Stuewe, MA, RDN, LD, CHES
Midwest Dairy

As a registered dietitian and certified health education specialist, I am passionate about health, nutrition, and teaching others about making good choices. I believe teaching individuals the skills to make healthy choices is key in developing lasting good health habits.

I am a Health and Wellness Program Manager for Midwest Dairy Council where I have the opportunity to work with schools across Kansas and the western half of Missouri. I enjoy helping schools reach their health and wellness goals through Fuel Up to Play 60. It is exciting to see students grow their leadership skills as they work to make a healthy difference in their schools and communities.

I love being active and strive to live with balance. My favorite pastime is watching my two children in their sports and other activities. Let’s connect on Twitter @rlstueweRDN.

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