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Distinguished Finalist

Mae Holyoak

Natchez, Mississippi

Mae Holyoak, 15, of Natchez, Miss., a freshman at Cathedral School, has helped to raise more than $70,000 for the Natchez-Adams County Humane Society over the past 10 years by selling lemonade, baked goods, crafts and sponsored T-shirts through her annual “Mae and Friends’ Lemonade Stand.” Mae, whose efforts began at 5 years old as a fundraiser to buy a $50 pet bed, also volunteers with her friends at the animal shelter.