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State Honoree

Benjamin Fiske

District Of Columbia

Benjamin Fiske, Edmund Burke School, has been volunteering at the Presbyterian Home for the elderly for five years, providing a variety of services such as transporting residents, preparing food, answering telephones, helping the nurses, and offering companionship to anyone in need. He also arranges for middle and high school students to spend a volunteer day once a year at the home.

"Helping people isn't something you do for show, it is something to do for fun, and it is something you do just for the satisfaction of helping others."