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Distinguished Finalist

Curt Fendley

Paris, Texas

Curt Fendley, 12, of Paris, Texas, a sixth-grader at Crockett Intermediate School, is the founder of “Operation Empower,” an after-school leadership program that mobilizes fellow Boys & Girls Club kids to work together on projects benefiting the club and community. Curt’s group, which meets once a week for team-building and activity brainstorming, has worked on a variety of projects, from planning and implementing a STEM day camp to painting a food pantry’s waiting area.