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State Honoree

Melissa Smith

Maine

Melissa Smith, Presque Isle High School, was recognized for organizing her area's first Multiple Sclerosis Walk-a­ thon, which raised over $2,000. Melissa, whose mother has MS, collected donations from area businesses, promoted the Walk-a-thon and planned the actual event. She was the youngest coordinator in the state for both the 1994 and 1995 Walk-a-thons.