David Schillo: Volunteering to Help People with Muscular Dystroph

David Schillo is an eighth-grade science teacher at Dickson County Middle School in Dickson, Tennessee. Before he started his teaching career, Schillo served in the US military as a Chemical, Biological, Radiological, and Nuclear officer in the Army. In addition to his busy job devoted to his students, Schillo also spends time volunteering with several organizations focusing on helping people who suffer from muscular dystrophy.

David Schillo has volunteered for the past five years for the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA), a national organization that seeks to advance research into this disease and to create solutions and services for those who suffer from the disease. David Schillo also worked four summers at the MDA’s Camp Carefree Summer Camp in Stokesdale, North Carolina. Schillo is a volunteer leader for the MDA in his community. He also helped organize the annual MDA walk in Greenville, North Carolina, which raises money for the MDA and the advancement of issues that those with muscular dystrophy care about.

David Schillo is proud of his community work, and is currently training for a half marathon in support of the American Heart Association. David Schillo of Tennessee says of his reasons for training. My father passed away from a sudden heart attack and it is a goal of mine to complete a full marathon within the next five years.

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