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Elliott Sadler Honors First Student Club for Autism Speaks in Southeast

May 22, 2008

(From left) NASCAR driver Elliott Sadler, Health Occupations Students of America Chapter President Christel Muhirwa, top fundraiser at Phillip O. Berry Academy of Technology Shannon Williamson, NASCAR on FOX reporter Steve Byrnes (CIA Stock Photo/Ernie Masche)

NASCAR driver Elliott Sadler visited Phillip O. Berry Academy of Technology to celebrate the formation of the first Student Club for Autism Speaks (SCAS) in the southeast.

The driver of the No. 19 Best Buy Dodge in the Sprint Cup Series met with students of the Phillip O. Berry Academy of Technology in Charlotte on Wednesday, May 21, 2008. Sadler not only honored the students for their past volunteer efforts on behalf of Autism Speaks, but also recognized the establishment of a new student club at the school that will continue to raise awareness and funds for autism research.

For more information on Student Clubs for Autism Speaks, and to find out how your child's school can start a student club, click here. For a press release about Sadler's appearance at the schoo, click here. Plus, read a press release about the “Best Buy 400 benefiting Student Clubs for Autism Speaks” here.