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State Honoree

Elizabeth Scheier

New York

Elizabeth Scheier, Hunter College High School, New York City, was recognized for her five-year involvement with the Park Avenue Synagogue Food Pantry, which she currently directs. The teen-operated program provides food to homeless and indigent families in New York City. Elizabeth changed the program's eligibility requirements, researched and upgraded the nutritional contents of its food packets, and overhauled its filing system.