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Distinguished Finalist

Anthony Colarusso

Chula Vista, California

Anthony Colarusso, 17, of Chula Vista, Calif., a senior at Eastlake High School, is a dedicated volunteer with the Jewish Family Service’s Hand Up food pantry, serving since 2014 with a teen leadership board that recently collected 6,200 pounds of food and $6,700 for the facility. Anthony, who has been volunteering with the pantry since 2008, has met with legislators in Sacramento two years in a row as a Hunger Action Day delegate for the teen board, and also helped to establish a Hand Up club at his school.