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State Honoree

Zachary Growe

Maine

helped coordinate a campaign that collected more than 800 used books for needy children. Zach says he enjoys reading so much that he can’t imagine not owning a book. When his class decided to conduct a service project, he pushed for a book drive. Zach and his fellow students wrote a plan and timeline, contacted school officials, designed promotional signs, and decorated book drop boxes. In the end, the drive yielded four times its original goal of 200 books. Zach then helped the young group of volunteers deliver the donated books to many area organizations, including a local pediatric ward, and the local chapter of United Cerebral Palsy. “Knowing that you’ve done a task to help others is an amazing experience,” said Zach.