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In fact, some celebrities couldn't help but mingle with the lovable mascot before Lauren Alaina shared the stage with him.
All Hail the Duo: After Carrie and Keith performed a slower down version of "The Fighter," the entire audience including the artist section got on its feet for a standing ovation.
Keith Urban and Carrie Underwood received more than a few special trophies while star Charles Esten brought the laughs as the evening's host.
Laura Williams has worked in recreation management since 2004.
She holds a master's degree in exercise and sport science education from Texas State University, as well as a B. in exercise and sport science from the University of Mary Hardin-Baylor.
In a relatively sedentary culture where much of life revolves around TV shows and video games, athletes model the benefits of physical activity to children and adolescents in a very real way.
Athletes make a living from being fit, healthy and strong.