Nathanuiel Jeffcoat selected as the Louisiana State Ambassador for Fuel Up to Play 60!
Nathanuiel Jeffcoat has been selected by the Southeast Dairy Association (SUDIA) as the Louisiana State Ambassador for Fuel Up to Play 60! Nathanuiel will attend the 2017 Student Ambassador Summit in Minneapolis, MN from July 24-27, 2017, where he’ll will meet other State Ambassadors and Program Advisors from across the country, participate in Summit sessions with the national FUTP 60 team, plus create a plan that his school JC Ellis K-8 School will implement during the 2017-2018 school year!
Fuel Up to Play 60 is an in-school nutrition and physical activity program launched by National Dairy Council and NFL, in collaboration with the USDA, to help encourage today’s youth to lead healthier lives. State Ambassadors have chances to participate in awesome events like the annual Student Ambassador Summit, meet NFL players, get interviewed by reporters and win sweet prizes! The Southeast United Dairy Industry Association, Inc. (SUDIA) works with schools and nutrition officials throughout the Southeast to promote dairy nutrition, enhance school menu options, address food insecurity, and promote physical activity. Studies show that well-nourished, physically active students do better at school and have fewer discipline problems.