In an inspiring turn of events, 13-year-old Daisy Jones from Palmyra-Macedon Middle School, along with her mother Darcy Smith, won a trip to the Super Bowl in Las Vegas. This opportunity came as a result of Daisy’s video on spreading kindness, catching the attention of Buffalo Bills quarterback Josh Allen and his team. Their win allows them to not only enjoy the big game between the Kansas City Chiefs and the San Francisco 49ers but also experience a performance by Kelly Clarkson and some sightseeing.
Daisy’s journey to the Super Bowl began with her involvement in school activities, including the National Junior Honor Society and leadership programs. Seeking to fulfill service hours under the theme of kindness, she stumbled upon the Kickoff for Kindness competition. With the help of her brother Lucien, and friend Grace Penkaty, Daisy produced a heartfelt video on the subject, highlighting her recent personal challenges with Type-1 diabetes diagnosis and the vital role kindness played in her recovery.
This gesture of sharing kindness did not go unnoticed, as the Values-in-Action Foundation recognized Daisy’s genuine effort. Stuart Muszynski, the foundation’s president, praised the authenticity of her submission among many nationwide.
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