Browns honor top Play 60 students

Posted Nov 28, 2012

On Sunday, the Cleveland Browns honored the top 11 students from their Fall Play 60 Challenge.

The Cleveland Browns hosted the Top 11 Students from the Fall Play 60 Challenge during the Browns game against the Steelers on Nov. 25. Kate Arslanian, Albion Middle School, Travis Campbell, Heskett Middle School, Noah Elshaw, Ridge Middle School, Lily Putney, LaMuth Middle School, Junior Ramos, Old Brooklyn Community School, Nakihia Riddle, Robert H. Jamison, Moses Cleveland, Brianna Roberts, Forest Park Middle School, Serena Stout, Westpark Community Middle School, Tre’aun Thomas, Mound, Jasmine Vopata, Stockyard Elementary and Justin Wilson, Memorial Middle School were provided custom Play 60 apparel and awarded the opportunity to lead the Browns out of the home team tunnel prior to player introductions before joining the team on the sideline for the National Anthem.

These top students displayed a tremendous commitment to the challenge, logging over 105,000 minutes of activity. The Browns also recognized the overall top three teachers from the Challenge whose classrooms logged the most minuets of activity. John Yuha, Forest Park Middle School, John Karaffa, St. Christopher and LaTrice Shields, Mound helped to form the player introduction gauntlet during pregame where they were acknowledged for their commitment to the health and wellness of our youth. Over the course of the six-week challenge, 2,255 students from 13 local schools logged a total of over five million minutes of physical activity!

As a featured extension of the Play 60 movement, the Browns offer the Play 60 Challenge to local schools during the spring and fall. The Play 60 Challenge is a six-week challenge designed to motivate seventh and eighth grade students to become physically active for 60 minutes each day. Over the course of the challenge, students log their minutes of physical activity daily. Top performers are awarded with a variety of Browns prizes.

The Cleveland Browns Play 60 Challenge is in partnership with American Heart Association, and in association with Medical Mutual, Cleveland Clinic and American Dairy Association Mideast and Fuel Up to Play 60.

To learn more about the Play 60 movement or how your school can become involved in the challenge, please visit

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