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Distinguished Finalist

Kayla Kaczorowski

Fountain City, Wisconsin

Kayla Kaczorowski, 18, of Fountain City, Wis., a senior at Cochrane-Fountain City High School, played a lead role in establishing a backpack program that has provided more than 5,600 meals to students in need in her rural school district. Kayla, who developed the program last school year and persuaded a local church to serve as its sponsor, is now responsible for ordering food, planning meals, publicity and fundraising.