What's New in Oklahoma
Midwest Dairy Association has announced the six Ozarks Division winners of the Midwest Dairy Educational Award, a $500 scholarship for college expenses.
Retired Detroit Lions running back, Billy Sims, visited Hamilton Middle School in Tulsa today to recognize students for their dedication to tackling childhood obesity.
Kansas City Chiefs tight end Tony Moeaki has filmed seven videos to utilize in schools in support of Fuel Up to Play 60. The videos offer a fun way for the NFL player to encourage students to become engaged in the program in their schools. Much of the video content focuses on the importance of breakfast. Moeaki also wanted to send a video “thank you” to dairy producers for their support of Fuel Up to Play 60.
Missouri Governor Jay Nixon is the ninth governor in Midwest Dairy territory to recognize Fuel Up to Play 60, the dairy checkoff’s partnership with the National Football League designed to help kids eat right, get active and have an impact on childhood obesity.
The Oklahoma state football championship team from Union High School in Tulsa was fueled in part by Midwest Dairy Association. The school's athletic department received $1,000 to purchase two milk boxes as part of a healthy snack nutrition program for its athletes.