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State Honoree

Lisa Furgal


Lisa Furgal, Largo High School, founded a non-profit organization called "YOUTH" (Youth Out To Help) to encourage volunteerism. To inform students about volunteer opportunities, she produced a booklet listing 21 non-profit organizations in her area that seek volunteers and donations. She spends 25 to 40 hours a week planning a newsletter, collecting donations and meeting with board members.

"Volunteering enables you to make a positive impact on the world."