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State Honoree

Amber Birner

Wisconsin

Amber Birner, Tomah Middle School, was recognized for volunteering to teach very young children how to swim at the Warrens Recreation Department. Volunteering three hours a day, four days a week during each of the last three summers, Amber has helped more than 100 small children overcome their fear of water and learn basic swimming skills. She also worked with older youngsters to strengthen their swimming techniques.