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Distinguished Finalist

Kaitlyn McAfee

Ooltewah, Tennessee

Kaitlyn McAfee, 17, of Ooltewah, Tenn., a senior at Collegiate High, has raised more than $65,000 for the National Scoliosis Foundation over the past five years by organizing the “Color the Curve” 5K/1-mile fun run, and also leads a support group serving people with scoliosis and their families. Kaitlyn, who started the support group following her own scoliosis diagnosis, holds monthly meetings to help members connect; the group also raises money to help local schools offer early screening.