FUTP 60 Youth Council Graduates

Congratulations to our Grads!

Get your tissues ready as we honor and say THANK YOU to our 4 graduating FUTP 60 Youth Council members. The impact you have made on so many and the difference you have made in your schools and communities is everlasting. We know that you will continue to amaze and impress us and everyone around you. Continue to #FuelGreatness and Fuel Your Good - the world needs more people like you.

Brody, VA
Brody is an active student who has been involved in lots of activities over the last few years, including basketball and track. Brody loves working out and spending time with friends and family. Outside of sports, Brody plays violin, volunteers with his school’s NHS program, and helped to lead the Fuel Up to Play 60 program in his area. Throughout his time, he also represented the program and youth voice through GENYOUth channels, including writing an article for former CEO Alexis Glick on Medium and acting as a co-facilitator for a national forum on Expanding Healthier School Communities with hundreds of school and government leaders from across the country. Fuel Up to Play 60 has helped Brody make healthy choices and have an impact on the people around him.
Destinee, WI
Growing up, Destinee recalls that she has always felt a strong passion for public speaking and leadership. She has been able to further these passions by getting involved within her school and community. She is a very determined and motivated student and is inspired by seeing real, meaningful changes in her school and community. Destinee hopes to continue speaking and activism throughout her life and her dream is to be able to use her voice with a nonprofit organization after completing her college degree, which she will begin this fall.
Mahki, NJ
Makhi is a hardworking student who excels in math, science, and other subjects. Makhi also loves basketball, football, and track. In the future, he would like to play professional sports or become an astronomer. Over the last few years, Makhi has worked with Fuel Up to Play 60 to make a difference in his school, especially increasing access to physical activity. Makhi hopes to one day help provide services and resources to unhoused individuals in this country.
Sophie, KS
Sophie has been a part of Fuel Up to Play 60 since the 5th grade and has enjoyed connecting with student leaders from all around the country. Sophie just graduated in the top of her high school class where she served as Vice President of Student Council and sat on the Superintendent’s Student Advisory Panel, as well as shared her passion for dance with her teammates on the Varsity Dance Team. She was recently awarded the Principal’s Leadership Award for motivating others through her leadership roles and commitment to serving her community. Next fall, Sophie will study Chemical Engineering and hopes to continue promoting health, wellness, and the power of a good student leader.