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Lacy Kuehl to Join The Pilon Brothers in Inspirational Morning Presentation to Students at Owosso PAC

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By Christopher Pilon

March 8th, 2024


Lacy Kuehl begins her race in the Jr. Iditarod


Owosso, MI – March 14, 2024 – Lacy Kuehl, a celebrated young athlete and advocate for diabetes awareness, is scheduled for a special visit to the Performing Arts Center (PAC), part of the Owosso High School / Middle School campus, on March 21st at 8 AM. This engagement is in collaboration with Chris and Nick Pilon, the creative minds behind the documentary Driven: Florida Driver to Alaskan Musher. This event provides a unique chance for middle school students, staff, and others to partake in a presentation that combines film, sports, and advocacy into an enriching experience.


Lacy Kuehl's journey from becoming a champion in racing across various platforms in Florida to braving the frozen tundra of Alaska as a dog musher is a narrative of resilience, determination, and a commitment to making a difference. Featured in the Pilon brothers' documentary, her story not only showcases her sporting achievements but also her profound contribution to diabetes awareness through her nonprofit, Drive for Diabetes Awareness, Inc.

The presentation at the PAC on the Owosso High School / Middle School campus will spotlight Lacy's racing victories, her accolades in sportsmanship, her role in NASCAR's Drive for Diversity Youth Development Program, and her award-winning foray into dog sledding, among other accomplishments. This interaction aims to inspire attendees with Lacy's testament to pursuing passions with a purpose.


"We're excited to return to Owosso with Lacy to share not just our journey in filmmaking but to highlight the importance of perseverance, awareness, and chasing dreams with determination," said Chris Pilon. Nick Pilon added, "Lacy’s presence brings a unique perspective to our message of creativity and advocacy. We're looking forward to an engaging and motivational morning."



The event signifies a convergence of storytelling, athleticism, and advocacy, underscoring the significance of awareness, education, and following one's passion.




Event Details: Closed Session, Students and Faculty Only

  • Date: March 21st, 2024

  • Time: 8 AM

  • Location: Performing Arts Center (PAC), Owosso High School / Middle School Campus, 765 East North Street, Owosso, MI 48867


For further information about Drive for Diabetes Awareness and the film Driven: Florida Driver to Alaskan Musher, please visit DFDA.info and [Watch the Film HERE].


About Drive for Diabetes Awareness: Drive for Diabetes Awareness is dedicated to spreading awareness about diabetes, aiming to educate the public about the symptoms of the disease to prevent life-threatening situations.


About the Pilon Brothers: Chris and Nick Pilon are filmmakers renowned for Driven: Florida Driver to Alaskan Musher, documenting Lacy Kuehl's extraordinary journey and the critical message of diabetes awareness. They are also the owners of Digital Bros Creative Studios, LLC.


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