SI’s Kid of the Year Gives Back to Community
A Mason County 10 year old isn't letting his fame go to his head, instead he's using it to help people in his community. Applebee's held a benefit dinner Wednesday night that was supposed to raise money for Sports Illustrated's Kid of the Year Austin McCarthy's college fund. But rather than take the money for himself, Austin wanted to donate it to “Learn to Play”, a local hockey program that helps kids learn the sport. Austin and his family found out he won the award in October, live on the CBS Early Show.