In collaboration with the Dairy Council of Arizona, the NFL and Fuel Up to Play 60, Arizona Cardinals punter Drew Butler made a special visit to Lake Pleasant Elementary School Thursday afternoon to talk to the students about the importance of healthy eating and physical activity.
The students had great questions for Butler and he gave out lots of signed merchandise. The kids also got to do some exercises and stretches he does in preparation for a game.
Butler has been the Cardinals punter for two seasons.
Launched by the National Dairy Council (NDC) and the National Football League (NFL) in cooperation with the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), Fuel Up to Play 60 (FUTP60) empowers youth to take action to improve nutrition and physical activity at their school and for their own health. More than 1,400 Arizona schools are involved in the program, with more than 900,000 students in Arizona participating. FUTP60 is the largest health and wellness program in schools across the country.