Student Leadership Anchors Fuel Up to Play 60

Student coaches with dairy farmer Sam Whittier, NFL Player Duron Harmon, and ESPN Reporter Mike Reiss at the 2016 New England Student Summit held at Gillette Stadium in Foxboro, MA.

Create your school’s own student leaders: Active students can keep track of their involvement online by collecting points. Those whom earn at least 45,000 points can apply for the competitive ambassador program and the opportunity to attend the national student leadership summit.

Our 2016-17 State Ambassadors

Learn what “greatness” means to these stand-out leaders.

“Fuel Up to Play 60 helped me overcome my fears of showing off my physical strengths.”

Indiana
Wareham Middle School, Massachusetts
6th Grade

Indiana is an intelligent student who enjoys math, science, football, and basketball, and is self-taught in magic tricks. Indiana is a member of his school’s Running Club, Newspaper Club, Student Council, and band. Indiana loves politics and leadership, which is why he’s running for president when he’s older.

“When I grow up I would like to solve both community and also widespread issues”.

Sophia
Cranston High School West, Rhode Island
9th Grade

Sophia is a hard-working student who loves school, skateboarding, and making short films and music. She wants to improve her community and enjoys spreading the message about healthful eating and exercise to her peers. Her hopes for the future include a career in computer science, and to better her community. Fuel Up to Play 60 has taught Sophia to become a leader and acknowledging the importance of improving the community.

“Fuel Up to Play 60 is important to me because I feel it is for a good cause and gives me something to strive for.”

Jade
Milford High School, New Hampshire
9
th Grade

Jade is an adventurous student who loves to play soccer, be outdoors, and spend time with friends. She is a good student (science is her favorite subject) and has been playing the tenor and baritone saxophones for six years. Fuel Up to Play 60 has helped her develop important leadership skills in school, on the field, and in the real world. When she is older, Jade hopes to work in the biochemistry field.

“After joining Fuel Up to Play 60, I now have more confidence — and my stage fright went away!”

Catherine
Colchester Middle School, Vermont
8th Grade

Catherine (Cat) is a High Honor student who loves reading, soccer, singing, music, drawing, traveling, and public speaking. She also enjoys meeting new people. She has used Fuel Up to Play 60 to strengthen her public speaking and leadership skills, and is very excited to be the Fuel Up to Play 60 Vermont State Ambassador for the 2016-17 school year.

“I feel so happy to help the other students and enjoy encouraging them.”

Zaide
Walsh Intermediate School, Connecticut
7
th Grade

Zaide is a fun student who likes soccer, lacrosse, skiing, swimming, and playing at the beach. She loves her neighborhood and spending time outdoors. Zaide has enjoyed how the Fuel Up to Play 60 program has developed her leadership skills, and continues to encourage all types of kids to find a way to be active and healthy.