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Distinguished Finalist

Caragan Olles

Depere, Wisconsin

Caragan Olles, 15, of De Pere, Wis., a sophomore at Notre Dame De La Baie Academy, is the co-founder and president of “Bright Young Dyslexics,” a nonprofit that has raised more than $80,000 to provide tutoring to other K-12 students with dyslexia. Caragan also leads a youth advisory board of more than 30 middle and high school students who help with fundraising and awareness events, and has established dyslexia resource centers at three public library systems.