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State Honoree

Zachary Carter

Virginia

Zachary Carter, Swanson Middle School, Arlington, was recognized for raising money for the Survivor's Educational Fund, to help children affected by the bombing in Oklahoma City. Zachary's "Buy a Bear to Show You Care" program raised over $1,500 to assist the bombing victims. Zachary and his schoolmates sold small paper teddy bears to other students. The purchased bears were decorated and displayed in school hallways.