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Distinguished Finalist

Cameron Jones

Lenexa, Kansas

Cameron Jones, 17, of Lenexa, Kan., a senior at Olathe Northwest High School, was motivated by the suicide of two local students to create an annual memorial golf tournament that has raised more than $30,000 for suicide prevention charities in the Kansas City area. Cameron spends nine months out of the year on soliciting sponsorships and other administrative tasks for the tournament, which has drawn about 500 people over the past three years.